CAMBRIDGE -- Stanley M. Parker, 88, died Saturday (June 20, 2009) at Cambridge Memorial Hospital.
He was born in South Windham, Maine on April 4, 1921, to Dana and Gladys (Lawlar) Parker. He graduated from Fredrick Rhobe High School in South Windham.
He was married to Ruth E. Smith. He served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp from September 1942 till February 1946. He then returned to Wyoming. He began work for the Midwest Company working in the oil fields. He worked in Gillette and Glen Rock, Wyo., prior to being transferred to Bartley in 1960, to help open the oil field there. They made their home in Cambridge. He was a field foreman at the time of his retirement for AMOCO Oil Company. His wife preceded him in death on May 14, 1990.
He moved to the Cambridge Assisted Living Facility several years ago.
He was a member of the American Legion and a lifetime member of the VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth; daughter, Maureen Parsons; and brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his daughter, Gloria Dewey of Oxnard, Calif.; two sons, Dana and wife, Carolyn Parker of Rapid City, S.D.; Dennis and wife, Darlene Parker of Scottsbluff; two brothers, Paul and wife, Gladys of Gorham, Maine and "Jiggs" and wife, Tina of New Bronfulls, Texas; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren;
Graveside services will be at Fairview Cemetery in Cambridge on Thursday at 10 a.m. Inurnment will be Friday
Visitation will be from 9 a.m., until 6 p.m., today and Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that a donation be made to the Cambridge Manor of the Assisted Living Facility in Stan's name.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.