April 14, 1960 - May 24, 2019
FORTVILLE - Dean Parker, age 59, of Fortville, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at his home. He was born in Greenfield on April 14, 1960 to Richard and Ann (Moore) Parker. He graduated from Greenfield-Central High School in 1978 and attended Ball State University. Dean married the love of his life, Diana (McDonald) Parker, on September 10, 1983. Dean loved nothing more than spending time with his family. He was always there for his children’s events. Dean worked for Greenfield Power and Light for nearly 40 years and most recently was a Mapping Supervisor. He was a member of Eden United Methodist Church, the FFA, Hancock County 4-H and was involved in the sheep community. Dean was a football and baseball coach for the Boys & Girls Club as well as the Greenfield-Central freshmen baseball team. In his free time, he enjoyed playing softball, golf, basketball, the 4-H sheep project and being with his dogs, Tyra and Redick. He is survived by his loving wife, Diana Parker of Fortville; parents, Richard and Ann Parker of Fortville; son, E.J. Parker of Arvada, CO; daughter, Emily (Brett) Peterson and granddaughters, Lydia and Molly of Grosse Pointe, MI; brothers, David (Ann) Parker of Las Vegas, NV and Duane (Kim) Parker of Fortville; father and mother-in-law, Bob and Lois (Ferguson) McDonald of Greenfield; nephew Clint (Ez) Parker of San Luis Obispo, CA; and niece, Ellie Parker of Fortville. A gathering for Dean will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Hancock County 4-H Ag. Association, 620 Apple Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
FORTVILLE - Dean Parker, age 59, of Fortville, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019 at his home. He was born in Greenfield on April 14, 1960 to Richard and Ann (Moore) Parker. He graduated from Greenfield-Central High School in 1978 and attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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