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Benjamin "Ben" Patrick Parker

February 25, 1957 ~ July 28, 2022 (age 65)


Those who loved Ben are proud to have been able to call him a husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, rockstar, and dear friend. Ben was a bright light in this world, and his spirit was second to none. Ben lived his final years facing the challenges of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, and he showed courage in meeting life’s obstacles with a smile and a contagious laugh. He was surrounded by devoted family and friends, who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest.  

Ben passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Norwalk, Ohio.  

Ben is survived by his beautiful wife of 32 years, Anne (Mushett) Parker, his daughters Katie, Julia, and Caroline. His bonus sons Samuel Miller and Andrew Davis. and his son, and best friend, Samuel Benjamin Parker. He is also survived by his mother and siblings. Many nieces, nephews, loving in-laws, and countless friends. He is now reunited on the other side with his father, Joseph Parker, his in-laws- James and Mary Mushett, brother-in-law Ed Kane, and nephew Joseph Moroni, and many friends 

He is remembered for his friendly nature, incredible sense of humor, and the unconditional love he had for his family. 

A visitation will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2022, from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Walker-Eastman- Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.  A private service and burial will be held at a later date. 

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July 31, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home
98 West Main Street
Norwalk, Ohio 44857

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