Timothy Edward Parker, 48, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2022, in Provo, UT from a neurological degenerative condition. He was born in Salt Lake City, UT to E. William Parker, Jr. and Ruth Ann Marcroft Parker. Tim was the third of ten children, with three sisters and six brothers. He grew up in Virginia, Southern California, and Utah. He settled with his family in Saratoga Springs. Tim is the father of six beautiful children with his former wife Katherine Parker.
Tim loved his family and loved being a father. Each of his children was precious to him and each has numerous fond memories of their time with him. Even as his condition advanced and things became more difficult for him, he would constantly remember them and recite their names often. He had an incomparable sense of humor and was delightful to talk and converse with about any subject. He was witty, kind and never put anyone down. Tim also had a wonderful circle of friends who brought great meaning and fun into his life and were a great support to him.
Tim was passionate about music and made it an integral part of his life. He was a drummer in the American Fork Marching Band and also sang in multiple choirs as a youth and into his later years. Tim was a talented singer and could often be found singing with his family around the piano. Music brought him great comfort and happiness.
Tim was an Eagle Scout at the age of 13. As a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Tim's service in the church included a mission in Taejon, South Korea, Sunday School Teacher, Ward Mission Leader, serving in the Elders Quorum and he was also a dedicated ministering brother. He worked for a while for the 2002 Winter Olympics held in Salt Lake City and then worked as a Systems Administrator for Oracle and then Vivint.
Tim is survived by his children: Myles Nathaniel, Dominick Ignatius, Michael Dean, Liz (Naomi) Elizabeth, Chloe Sophia, Kelli Katherine, his parents, his siblings: Matthew (Heidi) Parker, Mindy (James) Baker, Andrew (Ruslana) Parker, Aaron (Trisha) Parker, Adam (Masako) Parker, Caleb (Rachel) Parker, Emily (Brian) Crosby, Benjamin (Leslie) Parker. He was preceded in death by his sister, Camisha Parker.
A viewing will be held Monday, June 27th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Anderson & Sons Lone Peak Chapel, 6141 West 11000 North, Highland, UT. The service for Timothy will be held on Tuesday, June 28th at 11:00 AM at the Highland 2nd Ward church building, 10494 North 4720 West, Highland UT with a viewing prior to the service at 9:45.
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