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Douglas Ray Parker

June 7, 1952 — May 25, 2022

Douglas Ray Parker, better known as “Dougie”, 69, husband of Maxine Henches Parker and a resident of Cape Charles, VA, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, VA.  A native of Oyster, VA, he was the son of the late William “Digger” Spencer Parker and the late Virginia “Skip” Brady Parker and was retired from Bay Shore Concrete.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Douglas Parker and his wife, Melanie, of Cheriton, VA, Cheyenne Nottingham and her husband, Slick, of Providence Forge, VA and Wendy Parker Eder and her husband, Bobby, of Cape Charles; his brother, Wayne “Slick” Parker and his wife, Pat, of DE; twenty-four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives.  He was predeceased by three brothers, William Spencer Parker, Jr, Randall Lee Parker and Alvin “Buddy” Parker and a sister, Darlene Parker Brady.

Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Cape Charles Cemetery with Mr. Barry Downing officiating.  To honor his request there will be no viewing. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Home Educators Association of Virginia, 2100 W. Laburnum Ave, Suite 108-A, Richmond, VA 23227 or at

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Arrangements were made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles Virginia.

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