Thomas Lee Parker, 62, passed away Tuesday July 20, 2021, in his residence.
He was born April 12, 1959, in Logansport to Sharon (Hizer) Parker-Ely. On June 28, 1996, at home plate of the Rochester City Softball Park, he married Patricia Ann Geller, who survives.
Tom was a 25 year member of Union Hall Local #274. He enjoyed playing softball and umpiring. He was well known for starting and running an all-night softball tournament at the Rochester City Park for over 15 years.
Survivors include his wife Patricia, his mother, Sharon Parker-Ely, Calif.; one brother, John (Angie) Ely, Maine; son, Richard (Chandra) Whittenberger, Warsaw; daughter, Angela Parker, Calif.; two granddaughters: Lexi and Hadley Whittenberger; one niece, Ariel Ely; and two nephews, Justin Ely, Logan Ely.
One daughter, Kayleigh Ann Parker, preceded in death.
A celebration of life gathering will be held from 4 -7 p.m. Tuesday in the Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.