Welcome to the
memorial page for
Craig D. Parker
September 26, 1952
~ August 16, 2017
Craig Douglas Parker was born September 26, 1952 to the late Willie Parker and Joan Haupt. He entered into the Pearly Gates on Wednesday August 16, 2017.
Craig was a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore. When he was a teenager he accepted Jesus Christ as his lord and savior. He joined and sung in the choir at the Second Baptist Church in Keyport, NJ. He was a graduate of Keyport High School.
Craig enlisted in the US Army then was deployed to Frankfurt Germany. As a civilian he was employed for many years as a cook at Fort Monmouth Army Base. Craig loved children and was always doing something to make them laugh. Craig was a happy go lucky guy who enjoyed life. He loved the outdoors relaxing at a park, backyard or on the porch with his beer.
Craig was predeceased by his father Willie Parker, mother Joan Fisher Haupt, paternal grandparents John and Mattie Parker and his maternal grandparents Wendell and Edith Fisher.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories two step children Tykeyia Jackson of Florida and William Raymond Lammont Jackson of Gary, Indiana; three sisters Arabia S. of Lakewood, NJ, Frederica Davis and Teresa Haupt both of Red Bank, NJ; his loving devoted companion of thirty years Delores Gaskins of Eatontown and a host of loving Aunts, Uncles, Niece, Nephew, Cousins and friends. He will be dearly missed.