Bob Parker, age 71, and Pam Parker, age 63, of Mt. Holly passed away within 36 hours of one another at Atrium Health Lincolnton. Pam passed away on January 18, 2021 and Bob passed away on January 20, 2021. Bob and Pam were married for 42 loving years. Bob was born on September 30, 1949 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl to the late Alonzo Parker and Lorene Darling. Pam was born on May 18, 1957 in Honolulu, HI to the late Buren and Doris Chapman Beheler. Bob was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth "Kenny" Parker. They were both faithful members of Liberty Baptist Church in Charlotte for 25 years and served in many ministries. Bob was the Head Trustee, Sunday School Superintendent, directed congregational music, sang in the choir, and faithfully captained a bus route for 24 years. Pam taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, taught in Children's Church, and volunteered in the nursery. Professionally, Bob retired from Bellsouth after 30 years and continued to work in telecommunications for many years afterwards. After ending his career in telecommunications, Bob worked at the church taking care of general church maintenance for 9 years. Pam loved teaching and taught elementary school for almost 10 years and also enjoyed selling Avon. Together they enjoyed nature and hosting friends and family. Bob and Pam also adored their pet dog, Aboo.
Survivors include their son, Aaron Parker and wife Jeannie of Gastonia; daughter, Sharon Dunn and husband Ethan of Lexington, KY; one grandson, Thomas Dunn; Bob's sister, Pat Holt and husband Will Holt; Pam's sisters, Gail Means and Lisa Beheler.
An open visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church, Charlotte. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen "A Quiet Place" Cemetery, Belmont with Rev. Dr. Gary Berry officiating. Masks and social distancing will be required.
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