Harold Estill Parker, 71, of Cincinnati, formerly of Olive Hill died September 8, 2022 following a short illness.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Estill and Ethel Parker, a brother, Simon Kenton Parker and a sister, Mary Ann Reynolds.
He is survived by sisters: Diana (Louis) Atchison and Judith Parker Smith, both of Winchester, Kentucky ; Rebecca Parker of Lexington, Kentucky and Deborah Thomas of Olive Hill, Kentucky and brothers: Stephen (Frieda) Parker of Olive Hill, Kentucky and Michael (Lisa) Parker of Brandenburg, Kentucky as well as his long-time companion, Janice Platt. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members to mourn his passing.
Harold graduated from Morehead State University and from Salmon P. Chase Law School, Northern Kentucky University in 1988. He worked, among other places, for a private Cincinnati law firm, the University of Cincinnati Law Library-where he designed and implemented their first automated circulation system-and the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, where he worked for both the Medical School Library assisting students with computer research and the Dean of Admissions, writing computer programs. He was most recently self-employed rehabilitating real estate.
Harold had wide-ranging interests including travel, the law, computers, science, art and photography. He loved animals, especially dogs and cats, and rescued a number of both, either finding them homes or providing them a home himself.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Hwy 60, Kentucky with Sister Lillie Burton officiating. Burial will follow in the Parker Family Cemetery.
Friends may visit after 10 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky is caring for all arrangements for Mr. Harold Estill Parker.