Floyde Ardie Parker

01/04/1935 — 06/10/2004

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Central City, CO

Floyde Ardie Parker


Ardie passed away peacefully June 10, 2004. He was born January 4, 1935 in Central City Colorado. Ardie mo moved fron Denver, CO with his family to Ricbland WA in 1944.

He attended Sacajawea Elementary, Carmichael Jr. High and graduated in 1954 from Col-Hi, now known as RHS. Ardie was extremely ''Proud of the Cloud'' and of being a Richland Bomber. He attended Club 40 with his brother Jerry in 1999 and had the time of his life.

Ardie lettered in Baseball while at Col-Hi and was scouted by several Major League teams, but had already enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he honorably served as an Airborne Ranger.

Ardie was a past member of the Elks, Eagles, Corvette Club, and Rods and Roadsters. He was the past president of the Undertakers Motorcycle Club.

Ardie met and worked for Bob Evel Knievel at Moses Lake Honda. He was Lead Mechanic during the height of Evel's stunt career, which led to a life long friendship. He later became an Auto Body Man and was employed by Rube's and Bryant's Auto Body Shops. He was an excellent Custom Painter

Ardie was preceded in death by his Mom and Dad, Babe and Floyde Parker who he loved and respected with all his heart.

. Ardie is survived by his brothers and sisters, Jerry Parker of Bellevue, Barbara Grant, Linda Lott and Bob Parker of the Tri-Cities. His Aunt Sis Eva Faye York, of Johnstown CO and Uncle Del and Aunt Ann Parker of Chula Vista CA. Also surviving are numerous 'crumb snatchers', 'rug rats' and 'curtain climbers', better known as his nieces and nephews.

Ardie will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Until we meet again, Rest in peace Brother

Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at 11 AM, Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland.

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