Charlie N. Parker, 66

WINDHAM — Charlie N. Parker, 66, of Windham died on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

He was born in Windham, a son of Robert M. Parker Sr. and Effie M. (Dolloff) Parker and attended local schools. Mr. Parker also attended the former Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute in South Portland, where he was enrolled in the heating installation program.

Mr. Parker worked for L.C. Andrews, Knight & Gale Oil Company, both in South Windham, and the Town of Windham Public Works Department where he eventually managed the town incinerator. He later worked for D&J Excavating in Windham and then was a self-employed carpenter.

In 2004, he and his wife, Penny, moved to Walters, Okla. and returned to Windham in 2009.

He was a former member of the Raymond Fire Department and was very active in the 4-H Club with Kilton Lamb. He loved the outdoors, fishing, boating, and going to his brother’s camp up North; and, was also a member of the Windham Drifters Snowmobile Club.

He loved his grandchildren and his dog, Cuddles.

Surviving are his wife, Penny Knight Parker of Windham; a son, Warren Lee Parker of Raymond; a daughter, Stacey Turcotte of Windham; two brothers, Kenneth S. Parker and Donald E. Parker, both of Windham; and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at the Highland Cliff Advent Church, 96 Highland Cliff Road, Windham. Arrangements are by the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham.

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