Parker, Donald E.

DONALD E. PARKER of Plainfield, 84, father to Rev. Julie Macy, Associate Pastor at Bartlett Chapel United Methodist Church, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017. 

Funeral services were held Sunday, December 10, DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, Columbia City, Indiana. 

Donald is survived by children, Mark (Tam) Parker of Columbia City, Daniel (Roselynn) Parker of Centerville, Texas, James (Gerri) Parker of South Bend and Rev. Julie (Kevin) Macy of Plainfield; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

Memorial contributions may be made, in Donald’s memory, to Columbia City UMC, 605 Forest Pkwy, Columbia City, IN 46725. Condolences may be shared with Rev. Julie and Kevin Macy and family, 4396 East Main Street, Avon, IN 46123. 

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