James Edward Parker, age 57, beloved husband of Pamela Anne Troop Parker, died on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Florence, he was a son of the late George Raymond and Helen Marie Kirby Parker. He retired from Santee Print Works. He loved to fish and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was of the Holiness faith.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four daughters, Brittany Lynn Parker Williamson and her husband, Eric, of Clinton, and Melissa Ann Parker, Tiffany Elaine Parker and Brandi Nicole Parker, all of Sumter; one sister, Gloria Jean Parker Ard of Johnsonville; two granddaughters, Brooklynn Marie Williamson and Keirstyn Williamson; four nieces, Amanda Christmas Lyerly and her husband, Jason, Alyssa Ard, Holly Ard and Liz Christmas; one nephew, David J. Christmas and his wife, Roxi; along with a host of numerous family members.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery, 523 S. Green Road, Lake City.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Bullock Funeral Home.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family's guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.