David Charles Parkerof Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohiopassed away due to COVID-19 on April 8. He was 56.
Born in Covington, Kentucky, David earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Northern Kentucky University and his master's in health-services administration from Xavier University; he worked most recently in clinical data management at PPD, Inc.
He was the beloved husband and partner of five-and-a-half years to Dale William Roberson; and faithful companion of Zoe and Oscar, their French bulldogs.
David was the adoring godson of Rosemary Stein; and a dear friend of Douglas Smith, Lloyd Battle, Bud Shunnarah, Kelvin Burroughs and so many others
David was an avid fan of the show Dr. Pimple Popper, figure skating, musical theater, baking, traveling ( especially on cruises ), gardening and anything else that sparked his creativity.
He was the only child of the late Autrey H. Parker and Nancy D. Parker ( nee Resing ).
An appropriate celebration of life will be held in the future.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to The Trevor Project.
Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or Cremation-Society.com