Leonard Jerome Parker
Leonard Jerome Parker entered into rest on Friday, November 5, 2021, at his residence.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., on Saturday, November 13, 2021, from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906.
Leonard was born in Richmond County on July 15, 1954. He attended elementary and high school in Hephzibah, Georgia. He was a faithful member of Thankful Missionary Baptist Church, Blythe, Georgia, until his death. He retired from East Central Regional Hospital after 34 years of faithful service.
Leonard was married to the late Gloria Jenkins Parker. Gloria proceeded Leonard in death on October 24, 2018. To this beautiful union of 42 years, two sons were born. Leonard was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Those left to cherish his memory include two sons, Leonard J. Parker, Jr., and Eric (Aniyah) Parker both of Augusta, Georgia; seven grandchildren, including one very special granddaughter, Desiray Parker. Additional grandchildren are Jaquez Parker, Jaylah Parker, Eric Parker, Jr., Braelynn Parker, Dajuan Winfrey and Izabella Ruiz; two sisters, Doris Parker, Hephzibah, Georgia and Annie Ellison, Augusta, Georgia.; one brother, Anthony (Joyce) Parker, Augusta, Georgia; one God sister, Deloris Grant, Blythe, Georgia; six sisters-in-laws, Janie (Willie) Tindal, Elaine Tanksley, Angelee Pryor, Martha (Charles) Dees, Mary Parker and Sarah Parker; five brothers-in-law, Willie (Alyce) Jenkins, Tommy (Angela) Jenkins, Thomas Weaver, Roscoe Cooper and Walter Weaver; one special niece, Zola Brown, who took excellent care of Leonard when he was released from the hospital until God called him home; and a host of other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends for visitation/wake on Friday, November 12, 2021, from 5-7 PM, at the Funeral Home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906.