Bruce Allen Parker, age 66, life long resident of Elwood, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, at St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Elwood following an extended illness. Bruce was born on August 23, 1952, in Elwood the son of Charles and Carole Parker. He graduated in 1970 from Wendell L. Willkie High School. Bruce married Alona (Flores) Parker on May 14, 2011. He started working in the grocery business with Marsh Supermarkets and later with Harvest Supermarkets when he retired as the Produce Manager. Bruce was an avid car enthusiast and a member of the National Corvette Club. He enjoyed his corvette and loved spending time with his family. Bruce is survived by his wife, Alona Parker of Elwood, son, Shawn (Nicole) Parker of Seminole, FL, daughter, Shannon (Chad) Gibson of Elwood, Six Grandchildren, Emily Gibson of Ft. Wayne, Abby Gibson of Indianapolis, Claire Gibson and Chloe Gibson both of Elwood, Isabelle Parker and Elijah Parker both of Seminole, FL. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Charles F. and Carole L. Parker. Bruce's request was to have private family services. There will be no public services. In lieu of flowers Bruce's family request that memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation. Dunnichay Funeral Home is honored to care for Bruce and the Parker family. Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com
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