Obituary for Gregg Parker

Photo of Gregg Parker holding a quite small fish.
Gregg Parker with one of the largest fishes he ever caught.

Gregg Weston Parker of Harrison died March 23, 2020. He was 61. He was born July 17, 1958, to Wylie and Janis Parker.

Parker was a man of integrity, filled with love and generosity for his family and friends. He was a graduate of Fayetteville High School and a member of the Class of ’76.

He was a member of the Future Farmers of America in high school, competing with classmate Jeff Bailey in the state convention at Hot Springs. He also competed in PeeWee and Babe Ruth League baseball through junior high and high school, playing for the First National team.

He graduated from the University of Arkansas and the New England Culinary Institute. While in college, he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was owner of Parker’s RV Park in Harrison for over 20 years before retiring this past year.

He is survived by his parents; sisters Melanie Cash and Brooke Sisney; his devoted uncles and aunts: Wayne and Hattie Parker, Wendell and Joan Parker, and Weston and Anne Rogers; his nephews and niece: Austin, Taylor, Parker and Presleigh; and many loving cousins.

Parker will be remembered for his big heart, exceptional sense of humor, warm smile, and his endless love of fishing. Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.