Thomas Daryl Parker, age 69 of Warsaw, Missouri passed away at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Thomas was born the son of Jesse Cleo and Rilla M. (Downs) Parker on November 25, 1953 at Kansas City, Missouri. He married Cathy Smith on November 25, 1995 in Blue Springs, Missouri. He was a carpenter by trade, enjoyed watching sit coms, playing with his grandkids, but most of all he loved, loved, loved playing the guitar. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Chance Randall Parker and a brother, -Larry Parker. Thomas is survived by his wife, Cathy, a daughter, Amanda Louise (Parker) Richards, a stepdaughter, Bethanie Marie New, daughter-in-law, Rose Parker, two sisters, Linda Giammatteo and Verna Friend, seven grandchildren, Melissa Ann Parker, Cody Clayton Heide, Jesse Randall Thomas Parker, Derek Dewayne Heide, Malachi Daidrianne Flint, Austin Lynn-Thomas New and Destinee Rose Garcia and several nieces and nephews. He will be missed dearly by his family.
Funeral Service will be held at 5 pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Life Quest Church, 1400 N. Scott Ave Belton, Missouri 64012. Visitation will be from 4 pm until service time at the church. Contributions are suggested to Salvation Army - Benton County (Warsaw) and may be forwarded to the funeral home at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory P.O. Box 525 Pleasanton, Kansas 66075. Online condolences may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.