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Donnell Parker

February 21, 1946 ~ March 5, 2018 (age 72)

Donnell Parker, 72, was born on February 21, 1946 to his parents, the late James L. and Catherine Parker in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He departed this life on March 5, 2018. He attended Central High School and graduated in 1964. He worked at Zollner Piston for over eighteen years. Donnell loved riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Naptown Riders Motorcycle Club. He loved music, especially jazz. He was an avid dancer, great cook, and also loved photography. He photographed many famous people such as Clarence Carter, Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke, Etta James, and Joe Simon, just to name a few. He leaves to cherish his memory, his children, Clarence (Kelli) Parker and Deidre Tate of Fort Wayne, Indiana; three sisters, Elnora Parker and Norma Jean "Nikki" Barkus of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Sandra Parker of Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Jeff Parker of Dayton, Ohio; four grandchildren, Alexis Parker, Devlon Tate, Darius Tate and Demarcus Tate; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

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