Morris "Chico" Parker

November 21, 1956 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old
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Morris Parker Obituary

Morris “Chico” Parker of Youngstown, Ohio passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024, peacefully in his home of natural causes at age 67. Morris was born November 21,1956, to Beatrice Jean (Dixon) Parker and Morris Head.

Morris will be missed greatly by his beloved daughter, Ashley Roberts; brothers, William (Marva) Parker of Youngstown, OH, Leonard (Leslie) Parker of Columbus, OH; goddaughter, Nicole Roberts of Houston, Texas who he helped to rear and Nicole's children, Omari and Naomi, as well as a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, colleagues, and friends.

Morris graduated from The Rayen High School in 1977 and attended Youngstown State University. He was a seasonal laborer for the City’s Parks and Recreation Department spending most of his time at Stambaugh Golf Course, and Crandall Park. For over twenty five years, Morris also volunteered as the City School’s Santa Claus and Easter Bunny at Harding and Jefferson Elementary Schools. He found enjoyment in celebrating the holidays, spending time with his daughter, shopping, going to New York City for the Macy’s Day Parade, dining at the Foundation Lounge, and helping his friends with whatever they needed.

Besides his parents, Morris was preceded in death by siblings, Edward Parker Jr., Ronald Parker, Harry Parker, Wilfred Parker, and Gwendolyn (Parker) Wilson.

Friends may call from 11:00 am until 12 Noon when Chico's Memorial Service will begin on Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc, 3896 Oakwood Ave., Austintown, Ohio 44515.

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Family to receive friends
January 27, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515

Memorial Service
January 27, 2024

12:00 PM
Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc.
3896 Oakwood Ave.
Austintown, OH 44515


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