Eugene "Gene" Thomas Parker

Born: Sun., Jun. 13, 1948
Died: Mon., Jul. 31, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 04, 2017
Location: Stout & Son
Burlington Chapel

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Sat., Aug. 05, 2017
Location: Oakland Christian Church

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Eugene “Gene” Thomas Parker, 69, Cutler, passed away at 9:26 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, in the emergency room at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born June 13, 1948, in Augusta, Georgia, to James and Florence (Thomas) Parker.  On March 31, 1979, he married Maureen J. Daly, in Louisville, Georgia, and she survives. 

Gene graduated from Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Florida.  He began working for Lafayette Venetian Blind in 1992 and retired in 2011.  Gene’s faith was very important to him, and he greatly enjoyed fellowship with his church family at Oakland Christian Church, where he was involved with the Carroll and Clinton County Jail Ministries.  His pastimes included gardening, traveling, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren. 

In addition to his wife, Maureen Parker, he is survived by his children, Christopher (Courtney) Parker, Brownsburg, Matthew Parker, West Lafayette, Rebekah (Nick) Hoffman, Flora, Seth Parker, Grovetown, Georgia, Samuel (Ashley Simmons) Parker, Indianapolis, and Rachel Parker, Indianapolis; two grandchildren, Cecelia Hoffman and Evan Hoffman; two brothers, James Parker and Robert Parker, both of Zephyrhills, Florida; and one sister, Linda (Larry) Keith, Zephyrhills, Florida. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, John Parker and Jack Parker. 

Funeral services for Gene will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Oakland Christian Church, 2005 S. 1280 W., Russiaville, with Pastor Dennis Riggs officiating.  Burial will follow in Ball Hill Cemetery near Cutler.  Friends are invited to visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, 44 Michigan St., Burlington.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.  Messages of condolence may be expressed online at 

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Debbie Tague
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Maureen and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord give you the comfort of his presence.

Karen Fritts
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Karen Fritts.

With our deepest sympathy, Dr. & Mrs. Brent Fritts

Christopher Arrington
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017

Bright Vased Bouquet was sent by All members of the HCBA.

Sorry for your loss. Sincerely, All the members from the HCBA

Beth Adams
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
Maureen, I'm so sorry to hear about your husband. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Gayla Davis
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
Dear Maureen, I was so sorry to hear of your and your family's loss. I will be thinking of and praying for you and your family.