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Carlton Leroy "Roy" Parker

August 5, 1931 - May 1, 2021

MOYOCK – Carlton Leroy “Roy” Parker, Sr., 89, died May 1, 2021.  Roy was born in Norfolk, VA to the late John Henry and Lola Gaylord Parker.  He was a veteran having served in the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean War.  Roy retired from NARF (Naval Air Rework Facility) as a Quality Assurance Specialist after 34 years of service and went on to work for Southern Amusement as a part time manager of Flipper McCoys in Norfolk for another 20 years.  He was a volunteer for the Military “Aviation” Museum, a Master Mason, Shriner and member of the Khedive Temple.  Roy loved being outside, building and flying model airplanes, and shooting pool.  He was an avid reader.  Roy had been a volunteer with the “Meals on Wheels” program in Currituck.  He was predeceased by a son Craig Parker and his wife, Gina and a brother, Mordaunt “Buddy” Redford.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Joan White Parker; children, Cheryl Campbell (Jamie) of Elk Point, SD and Carlton Leroy “Lee” Parker, Jr. of Moyock; six grandchildren, Chris, Heather, Britt, Brooke, Cory and Cari; nine great grandchildren, Tanner, Alex, Abby, Maddie, Wyatt, Bria, Kora, Clayton and Colton; a nephew, Rick Redford; and a host of other family and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, May 8, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake at 2:00 pm.  Express condolences to the family at

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Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322

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