Dennis Wayne Parker died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Austin. He was born March 15, 1955 in Lubbock, Texas to Frank and Johnnie (Spears) Parker. He married Rose DeLeon in Austin on November 19, 1994.
Dennis, or Parker as he was known by family and friends, was an avid UT Longhorn football fan. He loved Austin, beautiful art and good music. He was a great conversationalist and took care of his wife for 25 years. Parker is preceded in death by his father, Frank.
Parker is survived by his wife, Rose Marie; his son, Erik Parker of Houston, Texas; his mother, Johnnie Parker of Muleshoe, Texas; his stepchildren, Chris and his wife, Melissa, Priscilla, David, Jason and Julian, all of Austin, Texas; his two brothers, Ronnie Parker and his wife, Marilyn of Odessa, Texas and Larry Parker and his wife, Janet of Wylie, Texas; and six grandchildren, John Christopher, Ryan, Matthew, Elijah, Enoch and Azaria.