May 27, 2023
11 a.m.

Paul Jeffery Parker, 68, of Morganton, NC, passed away Sunday, May 14, 2023.

Born in Burke County, NC on February 21, 1955, he was the son of the late James B. Parker and Frances L. Taylor Parker.

Paul was a member of Burkemont Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and was a friend to everyone. He was a great storyteller who never met a stranger. He worked for over 30 years at Broughton Hospital and he truly loved his patients.

Paul is survived by his brother, James Larry Parker.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Burkemont Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Eddy Bunton officiating.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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paul was a one of a kind soul. I loved working with him he was always so kind. he took extra care of his patients and they all loved him. he will be missed so much. my thoughts and prayers to his family

—paula price

Paul was a kind soul, a good friend, and will be missed! Blessings to all who were lucky enough to know and love this good man!

—Ronald Oneil Williams

I really liked Paul Parker. I picked apples for his father when I was a teenager back in the 1970s. Paul Parker was always kind to everyone.

—Nelson Walker
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My husband, Joe, and I send our thoughts and prayers to you at this time of loss. I remember you and your brother and me and my sister picking up apples when your dad had the small orchard of apple trees. May God comfort you as only He can...

—Lynette Clontz Stanley

Paul has always been a friend to me, got to see him and Larry a few weeks ago....gonna miss him...Praying for Larry.....

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So sad about Paul, he was a great man and great friend...Praying for you Larry. RIP Paul Parker, you will be missed...

—Chris Davis
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Paul, you have been a wonderful friend and a great person. You will be so missed but we know there is no more pain for you. Fly high with the Angels, Prayers sent for especially his Brother Larry. We love you both! Rest in peace sweet Paul!

—Brent Lyle and Angie
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I am so sorry to hear of Pauls' passing. To the family and friends I know he will be greatly missed. I only have fond memories of him. I am praying for you.

—Gail Harbison

The world lost a good soul when Paul was called home. A sweetheart of a person ~ he always had a smile and a good word to share with ya. Rest in a Peace Paul. You've earned it. ❤️

—Myra McDaniel

Deepest sympathy.

—Ann Smith