He died Monday from complications of emphysema while in Atlantic City for family birthday celebrations.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, July 13 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Cotton-Parker Funeral Home at 37 Clinton Ave. in Jersey City, which Parker owned and operated. A second viewing will take place on Monday, July 14 from 10 to 11 a.m.
The family has extended an invitation to the public to join them for a repast back at the church after the service.
Parker served as Ward F councilman from 1977-1981 and was an active member of the NAACP.