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“LOVE YOU DAD, REALLY MISSING YOU. LOVE ALWAYS SHAWN AND KK ”
1 of 46 | Posted by: - Kaufman, TX

“My deepest sympathies.May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow. Always remember that God keeps in his...Read More »
2 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies.May the God of all comfort strengthen the entire family during this time of sorrow. Always remember that God keeps in his...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“My Deepest Condolences to ConnieLove you SisterSo sorry!Dianna ”
4 of 46 | Posted by: Dianna Aguilar - TX - friend

“What a great men. David started taking of my family in the late 1980 He always had the same smile on his face. Such a great person, & a...Read More »
5 of 46 | Posted by: Jerry Crow - Ennis, TX - friend

“David was a great man and a good friend to Ty Wylie Taliaferro and Chris Taliaferro you will be miss ”
6 of 46 | Posted by: Chris Taliaferro - Rosser, TX

“I cried when I heard of David's passing. The world has lost a gentle, kind person; however Heaven has gained an angel. Our prayers are for his...Read More »
7 of 46 | Posted by: Don and Mary Ann Gronewald - TX

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. We cherish our friendship with David. ”
8 of 46 | Posted by: Steve & Lori Robertson - Kaufman, TX

“My condolences to the Parker family!God blessMuch loveEdna Antuna Huskey ”
9 of 46 | Posted by: Edna Antuna Huskey - Blevins, AR

“I have known David since grade school. He was a very good man with a giving heart. Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time. ”
10 of 46 | Posted by: Ronnie Click - Terrell, TX

“Connie, Shawn & family my thoughts and prayers are with you all. My heart is hurting, Im sorry god took a good man so early. ”
11 of 46 | Posted by: Carl Overbeck - Post Oak Bend, TX

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.He was a blessing to my family...Read More »
12 of 46 | Posted by: Marsha Hill - Scurry, TX

“Pleasure meeting Mr Parker several years ago. God bless you in the years months days to come ”
13 of 46 | Posted by: Brenton wren - Kaufman, TX

“David was one of a kind. He was such a wonderful man, he put his old heart into his job and he cared so much about people. Our family has known...Read More »
14 of 46 | Posted by: Cecil & Donna Tapp - Terrell, TX

“sorry for the familys loss only sixteen months ago David took care of my wifes funeral he did a great job with the service and made my family feel so...Read More »
15 of 46 | Posted by: Allen Cunningham - kaufman, TX

“What a wonderful, kind, gentle soul he was! We shall miss that smile, that kindness, that willingness to listen, that genuine love of people, that...Read More »
16 of 46 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Fortner - Kaufman, TX

“David was a joy to work with when I was in the floral business there in Kaufman. And always very helpful and trusting during our time of need with...Read More »
17 of 46 | Posted by: Pam Lowder - Kaufman, TX - friend

“Mr. Parker will forever have a place in my heart for his compassion towards my family. When my 8 yr old son passed away, Mr. Parker took care of us...Read More »
18 of 46 | Posted by: Rhonda Pate Deluca - Kaufman, TX

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
19 of 46 | Posted by: Jerry Allen - Terrell, TX

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
20 of 46 | Posted by: Jeff Council - Kaufman, TX

“I am so very sorry for your loss. David was a great man, and I really enjoyed the talks we had when I was in taking care of our business, recently. I...Read More »
21 of 46 | Posted by: Brandon Vavra - Terrell, TX

“Great and funny man! Prayers for our dear friend Shawn and family. We love you!❤ ”
22 of 46 | Posted by: Johnny & Vivian Rhein - Kaufman, TX

“My deepest sympathy. I know David will be so missed for he is cherished by so many. ”
23 of 46 | Posted by: Brandon and Donnica Vavra - TX

“We're heartbroken at David's passing. David/Parker-Ashworth, took part in every "disaster" drill I conducted with Kaufman ISD PD. and had...Read More »
24 of 46 | Posted by: Debi Nixon - Kaufman, TX - friend

“David was one of the nicest people I have ever worked with in my career. Enjoyed laughing and have fun at work all those years ago and so glad that...Read More »
25 of 46 | Posted by: Lanton Avants - Goldthwaite, TX

“With deepest sympathy in the passing of David. The Parker Family were dear friends of my family for many, many years. We spent many Saturday...Read More »
26 of 46 | Posted by: Brenda Belcher van Bloemendaal - TX

“Millie & I were shocked to hear of David's passing. Because of his kind ways it was our plan for him to handle our service when our time comes....Read More »
27 of 46 | Posted by: Orville Kimery - Scurry, TX

“We grow up in Terrell with David well miss our dear friend. Well miss our friend he always had a smile for everyone. His family is in our prayers so...Read More »
28 of 46 | Posted by: Steve and Nelda Martin - Tyler, TX

“Jackie & Louis Cernoch ”
29 of 46 | Posted by: Jackie Cernoch - Terrell, TX

“I will surely miss my friend that I grew up with. As a kid I spent as much time at Davids home as mine. So many good memories. God bless your family....Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Neal Baker - Frisco, TX - friend

“He was s great friend. Always had a smile and a minute to talk. Will miss him greatly ”
31 of 46 | Posted by: Ken Kelly - Kaufman, TX - friend

“This breaks my heart for the Parker family. David made bad situations a lot easier to handle by making you smile. Kaufman has lost a great man and he...Read More »
32 of 46 | Posted by: Kim Davis - Kemp, TX - friend

“Shawn so sorry for you and your familyDavid was a very good man He laid many of our family and friends to rest ”
33 of 46 | Posted by: Jerry and Robin Evans - Kaufman, TX

“I have known David for many years. He was one of the good ones we did not see each other often over the last few years but when we got together to...Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: David Baker - DeSoto, TX - friend

“Connie ,we only met David once but know you and his family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love aunt Edna and uncle Charles Dunkin ”
35 of 46 | Posted by: edna dunkin - mt vernon, TX

“So sorry for your loss Connie. I know he was the love that people only dream of. My heart is broken for the entire family. Hugs sis. I love you. ”
36 of 46 | Posted by: Kathy Neeley - MO - family

“David was a kind, sweet, helpful person. He will be missed because he viewed his job as a calling and blessed those around him. ”
37 of 46 | Posted by: Lou &Phil Irby - Moab, UT

“Our Hearts Are Broken, along with Yours, Shawn, & Family, in the Loss of Your Loving Dad! What A Wonderful Friend to Me/Us, Like A Member of our...Read More »
38 of 46 | Posted by: Eloise Gonzalez - Kaufman, TX

“Shawn and family, were so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. But gosh what a reunion for him. Prayers for all in this time of sadness. He was...Read More »
39 of 46 | Posted by: William and Tracy Nixon - friend

“Dear Shawn. I have been so sad to hear the news of your loss. David was so good to my Aunt Ann and Uncle Mike, and we all grew to love your family....Read More »
40 of 46 | Posted by: June Breazeale - Atlanta, GA

“Vickie, May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, Gently may friends ease your pain, Softly may peace...Read More »
41 of 46 | Posted by: Sandy and Rick Traylor - friend

“Shawn & Family So sorry for the loss of your Dad he was a blessing to many people in hard times. Prayers for you all. ”
42 of 46 | Posted by: Billy Stanfield - Chandler, TX

“Shawn my deepest sympathy in your loss. Your Dad will be missed by so many. He brought comfort to many grieving families during the worst times of...Read More »
43 of 46 | Posted by: Becky Dosier - Kaufman, TX

“Shawn, we are so very very sorry to learn of Davids death. You are in our prayers. ”
44 of 46 | Posted by: Carol Gullion-Adams - Forney, TX

“Praying for Shawn and family I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
45 of 46 | Posted by: Jerilyn Gunter - Fort Worth, TX

“David has been my friend since before 1st grade. That is 62 years! A great man and leader. I will miss him so much until I see him again in Heaven....Read More »
46 of 46 | Posted by: Jerry Burr - Terrell, TX - friend


DAVID READING PARKER of Kaufman, TX died November 25, 2019 at the age of 68. A funeral director and embalmer, he worked at Mathis Funeral Home in Seagoville and Anderson-Clayton Bros Funeral Home in Terrell before establishing the Parker-Ashworth Funeral Home in Kaufman in 1977. A 1972 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science, he was president of the East Texas Funeral Directors Association.