Melvin “Butch” B. Parker
Moyock – Melvin “Butch” Parker, 71, was called to his heavenly home March 5, 2014. Butch was born in Long Branch, NJ to the late Melvin B. Parker and Alice Parker Worth. He was raised in Highlands, NJ by his mother, Alice and his step-father, James Worth. Butch was a veteran having served in the US Navy for over 20 years. He was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, a Pittsburg Steelers fan and above all, a family man.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 33 years, Elizabeth “Liz” Parker; daughters, Robin L. Broadhurst and her husband Bill of Moyock, NC, Ronna Bergamini of Moyock, NC, Elizabeth Joachim of Howell, MI, Katrina M. Holm and her husband Joshua of Moyock, NC; siblings, Lena Vick of LA and James Worth of FL; six grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 Battlefield Blvd., S., Chesapeake, VA on Saturday from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm, followed by a Celebration of Life service officiated by his close friend, Chaplain Forrester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association www.lung.org. Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com.