Thomas W. Parker, 60

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Thomas W. Parker, 60, of Carrollton, passed away Monday afternoon, July 25, 2022, at Aultman Hospital following a brief battle with cancer.

Born Oct. 18, 1961, in Canton, he was the son of Donald Parker of Carrollton and the late Saundra Beadnell Parker. 

Tom was a 1980 graduate of Carrollton High School. Since 1998, he was a partner at D&D Appliance in Carrollton. He had a love for Carrollton and the surrounding communities; he was a former fire chief for Dellroy Fire Department, an avid supporter of youth sports in the area, supporter and former member of 4H, and for the last nine years he served on the village council of Carrollton. 

In his free time, Tom enjoyed sport shooting as a member of Great Trail Shooting Sports and Break Point Shooting Grounds. He also enjoyed loading up his camper and side-by-side and going on trail riding trips with family and friends.

Along with his father and stepmother, Flora, he is survived by his wife, Tina, whom he married in 1986; two sons, Thomas Ray Parker of Carrollton and Travis (Chelsey) Parker of Magnolia; five grandchildren, Traegan, Tenleigh, Tolin, Owen and Holden; and a stepsister, Gina Aston. 

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton with Mark Wells officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of services in the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages everyone to send donations in Tom’s name to the Dellroy Community Fire Department, 5 N. Ohio St., Dellroy, OH 44620.

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