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Reuben Anderson Parker, Sr.


Reuben Anderson Parker was born December 3, 1940 to Reuben Anderson and Flora Elizabeth (Patee) Parker in Beaver County, Oklahoma. He attended school and he married Sandra Diane Marshall on March 24, 1962 in Canyon, Texas. Reuben was a former Deputy Sheriff with the Beaver County Sheriff’s Office and he was a member of the Oklahoma Sheriff’s Association.  

Reuben passed away on March 3, 2014 at the Beaver County Memorial Hospital, Oklahoma at the age of 73.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra Diane Parker of Beaver, Oklahoma; his son, Sheriff Reuben A. Parker, Jr, Beaver, Oklahoma; his daughter, Jeannie Ann Hale of Edmond, Oklahoma, brothers Jake Parker and Otto Parker of Beaver, Oklahoma; sisters, Ima Loftin of Amarillo, Texas, Louise Behrends and Lucille Dejonge of Jones, Nebraska;  5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and a host of other friends and relatives. The family requests memorials to the Beaver County Sheriff’s Office Memorial Fund or the Emergency Services, Fire or Ambulance, or the charity of choice.

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So sorry to hear of your loss.  He was truly a fine gentleman and someone I looked up to a great deal.  Our entire family will be thinking of you and wishing you comfort in your time of loss.

Evan Winchester

Evan Winchester Mar 25 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about my dear cousin's passing. Just read it in the OKC paper.  Wish I'd known sooner I would of tried to come to the services.  My condolence to Reuben Jr. and family, Jeannie and family and Sandra.  And to Jake, Corkey, Ima, Louise and Lucille.  Haven't seen you all since Aunt Flora passed.  My love to all,  Kitten

Kathleen Troxtell Mar 9 2014 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Alan and Fiore

Alan and Fiore Foster Mar 6 2014 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Donovan Jennifer Zackary and Conner

Donovan Smith Mar 6 2014 12:00 AM

BASKET GARDEN was sent by Jennifer.

To Jeannie and family, With deepest sympathy. Olivia Reed, Patrick Schorn & Jennifer Colegrove

Jennifer Colegrove Mar 5 2014 12:00 AM

Jeannie, Sandy and family,
So sorry for your loss.  I know you will miss him dearly.  Wish I could be there to express my sympathy in person.


Alice Hale Mar 5 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Sandy and family, sending prayers for strength and healing memories.  He was a great man...glad to have known him...and know your family even if we seldom see each other...I think of you often, love and God Bless you.
Pat and Gerald

Pat Sandusky Mar 5 2014 12:00 AM

my love and prayers are with the family at this time and if you need anything please let me know. my love to you

beth messner Mar 4 2014 12:00 AM