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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Gene Parker

Friday, May 11, 2007

Gene Parker, 76, Fillmore, died Wednesday.

He had been a professional boxer, winning both the lightweight and welterweight championship of Indiana with 48 career wins He was a Korean War veteran, and retired as a foreman in 1990 from General Motors.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Imogene Parker; daughter Cindy Huddleston and husband Rick, son Rod Parker and wife Carole, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Conkle Funeral Home, Avon.

Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Friday.