We are here to serve you.
Call 831-424-0311

William "Bill" Parker Obituary

William
William "Bill" E. Parker

May 17, 1931 - June 24, 2020
Born in San Luis Obispo, California
Resided in Salinas, California
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Flowers

Obituary

William “Bill” E. Parker, was born in San Luis Obispo, CA on May 17, 1931. He was born to Leslie William Parker of Montana and Gladys Molinari of San Luis Obispo, CA.

He was a lifelong resident of Monterey County and served in the US Navy as an airplane mechanic, spending time on the USS Kearsarge. He then came back to Monterey County and met his wife of 43 years, Helen (Herrera) Parker.

He owned a couple of gas stations, one with his father in Chualar, CA, and as a pass time he built and raced super modified cars throughout the state.

They raised two children, Janice Parker Habluetzel and Leslie (Chad) W. Parker and had 4 grandchildren, Chris Habluetzel, Melanie Parker, Max Habluetzel and Kyle Parker.

Bill spent a number of years employed by Monterey County Public Works department before retiring in 1992. His retirement past times included spending time with his grandkids, cooking, restoring classic cars and entering them in local car shows. He was an active member of the VFW Post 6849 in Spreckels as a bartender and coordinated monthly holiday dinners.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen, his parents and two sisters, Nancy Quisenberry and Doris Blankenship.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 12:00 PM, Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis Street, Salinas, Ca. 93901.

Guestbook

Photos


Services

Visitation
Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Thursday, July 2, 2020
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Funeral Service
Struve and Laporte Chapel
41 W. San Luis Street
Salinas, California 93901
Thursday, July 2, 2020
12:00 PM