Richard B. Parker, 77, of Marion died May 21, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness.
He was the husband of the late Joan B. (Souza) Parker.
Born in Marion, the son of the late George C. and Beatrice Mae (Haskell) Parker, he lived in Marion all of his life.
He was formerly employed as the Building Inspector for the Town of Marion for 23 years until his retirement.
Survivors include his daughter, Kelly Parker and her fiancé Anthony Reynolds of Marion; 3 sisters, Betty Silva of Buzzards Bay, Frances Butterfield and Beverly Wilson, both of Wareham; 2 grandchildren, Bradford and Jamie; and several nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Richard B. Parker, Jr. and the grandfather of the late Richard B. Parker, III.
Family Service Association was providing care through its Guardianship Program. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Family Service Association Guardianship Program, 101 Rock St., Fall River, MA 02720. Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. For on-line guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.