Richard Parker, age 69, of Rhinelander, died July 10, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. He was born November 9, 1946 in Beaver Dam to Albert and Evelyn (Molthen) Parker.
After his schooling, Richard went to work as a painter. He worked on large painting jobs throughout the Milwaukee area until his retirement. He married Linda Piering on August 15, 1987 in Menomonee Falls. They moved to the Rhinelander area permanently in the late 1990’s. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching NASCAR.
He is survived by his wife Linda; his daughters, Tracy (Richard) Schumacher, Nicole Parker and Casey Parker; his sons, Richard Parker and Jason Cole; grandchildren, Zach, Aiden, Bryce, Chase and Caden; his sister Barbara Dean and his brothers, Robert (Jackie) Parker, William Parker and Bernard Parker; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Jerry and his sister Ginger.
A memorial service for Richard will be held Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Carlson Funeral Home. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations would be made to the Parker family. You may leave your private condolences for the Parker family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is handling the arrangements for Richard’s family.