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Shawn Parker

January 19, 1974 — January 20, 2015

HARLAN- Shawn Corey Parker, 41, Lexington, KY, formerly of Harlan went to be with his Savior, Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington.

Shawn was a loving, devoted father, an avid tennis player and trained in jiu jitsu for over 20 years. He was a 1992 graduate of Harlan High School, he graduated from LMU in 1997 with Honors. Most recently, he enjoyed coaching his daughter's basketball teams. He loved a challenge, was so competitive and had a passion for helping others. He was a member of Crossroads Christian Church, Lexington, KY.

Shawn was preceded in death by his grandparents, Otis & Ethelene Parker, Herschel & Naomi Bargo, and his father, Gary Parker.

He is survived by his two loving daughters, Chase and Campbell, their mother, Beth Parker, all of Lexington. He is also survived by his mother, Bobbie Bargo Parker (Lexington), step-father, Greg Miles of (Eolia), a brother Travis Parker(Jennifer) and their children Cy and Isla, and  sister Ashley Parker and daughter Bella (Lexington). He also had a host of extended family members and special friends.

Visitation will be held at Harlan Baptist Church, 102 W. Mound Street, Harlan, KY Friday, January 23, 6 - 8:00pm.

Funeral services will be held at Harlan Baptist Church, Saturday, January 24, 12:00 pm , with Rev. Arnold Martin officiating.

Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, KY.

Pallbearers will be Alfi & Sherif Guindi, Renzo Lopez, Brian Miniard, Bobby Smith, Tyrone Fitzgerald, Al Thomas, Tom Epperson, and Jimbo Collins.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Four Seasons MMA and his tennis club friends.

Memorials are suggested to the Parker Children Memorial Fund via Chase Bank, Lexington, KY or to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses, PO Box 763, Harlan, KY 40831.

Condolences may be left at

Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Parker Family.

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