Gregory Jerome Parker Jr., age 36, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 28 at his home in North Lauderdale, FL. Born in Middletown, CT on November 15, 1981, Greg was the son of Carol (Walsh) Parker of Middletown, CT and Gregory Parker Sr. of Maryland.
Greg graduated from Boothbay Region High School in Boothbay Harbor, ME where he grew up. He went on to graduate from Porter & Chester Institute in Connecticut earning a degree in HVAC. He was currently employed for the past five years at Art Plumbing AC & Electric in Coral Springs, FL, and was previously employed at J P Kempf in Connecticut. Greg was a talented athlete, creative both in writing and art, and an avid fisherman.
Besides his parents, Greg is survived by his sister Stephanie Parker Nelson and his nephew Edward Nelson III, both of North Lauderdale, FL, and his half-brother Andre Johnson of Maryland. Greg was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Richard and Ruth Walsh, and leaves his paternal grandparents Richard and Pearl Parker of Maryland. Greg also leaves behind many treasured friends and extended family.
Greg was an avid animal lover, often rescuing at risk animals. He leaves behind his two cats Peppa and Jordan. Donations may be made to your local Humane Society in Greg’s name.
A graveside service will be held for his friends and family on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 11 am at Lake View Cemetery in East Hampton, CT. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.