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 such a kind and loving man. During our coworker days he always knew how to give me the courage to keep pushing working in mental health was not an easy task. Paul may you rest in peace. Prayers for your family.

—Teresita Caldwell

I loved working with Paul at Broughton. He had such a good sense of humor. He always treated our patients with nothing but respect. He was such a kind person. RIP friend

—Daphne Davis

RIP my friend. We worked side by side and you by far was one of the best coworkers and friend I had. Till we meet again. Prayers for family.

—Deb White