August 10, 2022
Mr. Charles R. Parker, 75, of Columbus, MS, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022, at University Medical Center, Jackson, MS.
Visitation will be from 4:00- 6:00 PM, Saturday, August 13, 2022, at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS.
Mr. Parker was born on December 20, 1946, to the late John Champion Parker and Katie Estelle Browning Downs, in Louin, MS. He served his country in the United States Army, and was a Vietnam veteran from 1967-1968. He began his career with Omnova when he was 17 years old, and remained with Omnova until his retirement. Mr. Parker was married in 1978 to Mary Boswell. He was an avid fisherman and huntsman.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Parker is preceded in death by his brother, Henry Allen Parker; and sister, Geneva Vaughn.
Mr. Parker is survived by his wife of 44 years, and two daughters, Angela Renee (Sammy) Parker and Terrie Calahan; sister, Lyndia (Cia) Ashtiyany; grandchildren, Parker (Ellie) Euer, Noah Frazier, McKenzie McCabe, Andria (Jon) Runyon and Camille (Michael) Adams; and great-grandchildren, Nila Runyon, Nick Runyon, Alena Adams and Landon Adams.