Steven Andrew Parker

Published 7:11 pm Wednesday, October 2, 2019

BRANDON — Steven Andrew Parker, 66, a resident of Clinton, formerly of Vicksburg, was born Sept. 25, 1953, in Mobile, Ala.

He graduated from this life to the next on Oct. 1, 2019, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland with his family by his side. He was a Christian and is now with his Lord and Savior.

Steve was a 1971 graduate of Wingfield High School, Jackson. He served in the U.S. Navy and served in law enforcement for Madison S.O., Ridgeland P.D. and Vicksburg P.D.

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Mr. Parker served his community as a Vicksburg firefighter and retired as captain with over 33 years of public service. He was a Mason and was also affiliated with the Christian Motorcycle Association for several years.

Steve is survived by his son, James (Tara) Parker; two grandchildren, Kate and Luke Parker, all of Canton; two sisters, Kay Gatewood of Lakeland, Tenn., and Amy Jones of Colorado Springs, Colo.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Lois Parker of Brandon.

Visitation at Ott and Lee in Brandon will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel with interment at Brandon Memorial Gardens in Brandon.

The Rev. Mitchell Hedgepeth will officiate the services.

Pallbearers will be members of the Christian Motorcycle Association. The family would like to thank them for their service and time.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hospice Ministries of Ridgeland or to a charity of your choice.

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