Edwin Frank Parker


Edwin Frank Parker, 93, of Smiley, Texas passed away at his home on June 24, 2022. Edwin was born on November 14, 1928 in Smiley to Frank Milton Parker and Della P. (Copeland) Parker. Edwin married Ruby Merle Miller on July 10, 1948. Edwin and Ruby settled in Smiley where they raised their four children. Edwin owned and operated a poultry business for many years. He was also self-employed in Real Estate and as a Building Contractor.

Edwin is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruby; brothers, Robert Parker, Truman Parker, and Norris Parker; and sister, Nelda Anthony. He is survived by his children, Marsha St. Clair (Charles), Larry “Bubba” Parker (Rita), John Parker (Nancy), and Ricky Parker (Donna); grandchildren, Farrah Fossett, Lauren Beck, Amanda Ramsey, Jacque McGrath, Sami Moss, Brian Moss, Alan St. Clair, and Angela Woodward; great-grandchildren Aubrey Fossett, Parker Fossett, Davis Fossett, Dalton Ramsey, Dylan Ramsey, Jenna Beck, Owen Beck, Quinten Moss, Matthew Moss, Garrett Moss, Jacob Shoemaker, Joshua Shoemaker, Jordan Shoemaker; brother, Elvin Bryan Parker; numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 5:00pm-8:00pm, at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon, Texas.

Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10:00am, at Bundick Cemetery in Smiley. Reverend Michael Cowey will officiate the services.

If desired, donations may be made in Edwin’s name to the Bundick Cemetery Association, c/o Phillip Streety, PO Box 56, Smiley, Texas 78159. Services entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel, Nixon, Texas. You are welcome to sign the online guestbook at