Harold Dean Parker, born September 18, 1941, lost his battle with cancer on December 7, 2017. He leaves behind his wife, Shirley; son, Mark (Kathy); daughter, Deanna Jernigan (Pat); six loving grandchildren, Justin, Griffin, Ethan, Kinsey, Claire and Carson; two sisters, Martha and Freida; brother, Nelson; and uncle, Jimmy. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Parker. He will be deeply missed by his sister-in-law, Joan and many other family members, as well as many dear friends. Services will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2pm at Shady Grove Methodist Church in Glen Allen. The family will receive friends at the fellowship hall immediately following the service. The family deeply appreciates all the expressions of love and support given by their friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to either Shady Grove Methodist Church or Comfort Zone Camp, for grieving children.