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Billy Dale Parker, 74, Campbellsville, KY native (1946-2023)

Mr. Billy Dale Parker of Maryville, TN, formerly of Campbellsville, passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at his residence. He was 74 years old.

There will be a graveside service to honor the life of Mr. Billy Dale Parker at 11amET on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Elk Horn Cemetery. Bro. Mike White will officiate, and full military honors will be provided by the Marion County DAV Honor Guard.

Visitation will be held from 5pmET until 8pmET on Friday, March 3, 2023, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home Chapel, 1765 New Columbia Rd. Campbellsville, KY.

Born in Campbellsville, KY, July 26, 1948, to the late Shelby Parker and Effie Perkins Parker. He professed faith in Christ and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Parker served his country honorably in the United Sates Air Force having served in Vietnam. He was a retired supervisor from the University of Tennessee Hospital and had also worked as an airplane mechanic. He loved woodworking, and spending time with his grandkids.

He leaves to cherish his memory: One son and two daughters: Byran Brad Parker and wife Tonda of Walland, TN, Brandi Fay parker of Maryville, TN, and Wendi Kay Howell and husband Daniel of Morristown, TN. One sister: Shirley Catlett of Campbellsville. Seven grandchildren: Jonathan Bledsoe and wife Megan, Whitney Parker, Daniel Parker, DJ Howell, Hannah Parker, Alexis Howell, and Porsha Howell. Two great-grandchildren: Ryleigh Bledsoe and Noah Bledsoe, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Hilda Parker, twin sons: Bobby Dale Parker and Robby Dean Parker, and three brothers: Harvey Parker, Hollis Parker, and Guy Parker.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Billy Dale Parker, 74, Campbellsville, KY native (1946-2023)

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