Hubert Lyles Parker, eighty-five, of Fox, Oklahoma, passed away May 5, 2008, at his residence. Hubert was born July 15, 1922, in Montague County, Texas, to Robert Jasper Parker and Myrtle Belle Spangler Parker. Hubert was raised in Ringling, Oklahoma, and married Dale June Bowman June 16, 1945, in Ringling, where they made their home for a short while before moving to Mule Shoe, Texas, in 1949. They returned to Pruitt City, Oklahoma, in 1971 where he worked as a ranch hand and lived in the area ever since. There wasnt anything made that Hubert couldnt fix, he loved to calf rope, wood work, and hunt. Hubert was very much loved by his family and will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, five sisters - Mary Mefford, Laverne Tumlison, Ruth Williams, Helen Ridgeway and Wanda Templar.
Survivors include: his wife Dale Parker of Fox, OK; three sons - Robert Parker of Healdton, OK, James Parker of Amarillo, TX, and Ronnie Parker of Ringling, OK; two daughters - Sue Wild of Wilson, OK, and Elaine White of Friona, TX; two brothers - I.W. Parker of Decatur, TX, and Carl Parker of Seymour, TX; one sister - Betty Ballard of Pryor, OK; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside services for Mr. Parker were at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2008, at Dixie Cemetery with Rev. Mike Williams officiating. Pallbearers will be Mark Woods, Mike Taylor, Steve Hunt, Tom Curran, Marvin Elliott and Bennie Cartwright. Honorary pallbearers will be J.W. McCartney, Allen Hunt, Brian LaRoche and Brandon Hunt. Services were under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Healdton. Family visitation was from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, at the Roberts Funeral Home.