Richard "Richie" Keith Parker

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Richard "Richie" Keith Parker, 45, of Roachdale, passed away at his home on April 13, 2015.

He was born on Feb. 26, 1970 to Kathy (Parker) Cromwell.

Richie married Amanda "Mandy" (Sanders-Long) Parker on Nov. 14, 2009.

He was a loving husband and wonderful father to his two beautiful children, Kayleigh Nicole Parker-Cloncs and Kaden Riley Parker-Cloncs.

He was a member of Connection Christian Church, where he enjoyed serving.

Richie was a man with many skills and a willing heart to help anyone in need.

He was a mechanic, fabricator, laborer, truck driver and machinist, among many other talents. He most recently worked at Detro Trailer Sales.

Survivors include his wife, Mandy Parker of Roachdale; his children, Kaleigh and Kaden Parker-Cloncs of New Ross; his mother, Kathy, and stepfather, Jim Cromwell of Roachdale; and his stepsister, Kristi Cromwell of Franklin, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Max H. Parker; his grandmother, Shirley E. Parker; great-grandmother Collinnette Dezz; great-aunt Donna Pratt; and great-uncle Michael Garr.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18 at Roachdale Christian Church, 1 N. Walnut St., with Pastors Bryan Sanders and Mick Buchanan officiating.

Burial will follow at Roachdale Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 17 at the church, and one hour prior to the service Saturday.

You are invited to visit to leave an online condolence for the family.

Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Connection Christian Church. A drop box will be available during visitation times. A scholarship fund has also been set up for Richie's children. Donations for both funds can be dropped off at Hoosier Heartland State Bank.