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Cline James Bud Parker Jr.
August 1935 October 2009
Bud Parker was born in Forsyth, Mont. to Cline and Lela Parker in August 1935. He lived in Eureka, Calif. for years before moving to the Turlock area in 1992. He was a manager in the plumbing and building supply industry before starting his own business. He was a gifted craftsman and specialized in furniture restoration as well as building custom specialty items. He had a heart for helping people and often reached out to listen and help those in need around him.
Bud is survived by his wife of 27 years, Darleen Parker; daughter and son-in-law, Roger and Brenda Ladd of Lincoln, Neb.; grandson, Jared Ladd, also of Lincoln; and his mother, Lela Parker of Patterson, Calif.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Allen Mortuary. Please leave condolences and memories at