KOPPEL, Pennsylvania – Charles E. “C.P.” Parker, 65, of Koppel, formerly of Ellwood City, passed away peacefully but unexpectedly at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh after a brief illness on Saturday, July 15.
He was born in Ellwood City on June 29, 1952 to the late Howard E. and Doris Mae Crone Parker.
He attended Lincoln High School in Ellwood City and was a mechanic at Beatrice Service in Ewing Park, Ellwood BP and McElwain Motors in Ellwood City for many years before retiring.
He was an avid antique and classic car enthusiast and was very passionate about “Hit n’ Miss” motors.
He is survived by two daughters, April S. Parker (Ben Knechtel) of Koppel and Nicole L. (Tyler) Allen of Clarksville Tennessee and their mother, Peggy S. Parker of Ellwood City. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Leslie, Faustino and Grayson Correa; as well as one brother, Robert Parker of New Castle and his two beloved dogs, Jackson and Coco.
No visitation is planned and a memorial service will be conducted later.
Turner Funeral Home, 500 Sixth Street, Ellwood City, is entrusted with arrangements.
Donations to the family may be made in care of the Turner Funeral Home to defray expenses.
You may sign his guestbook, or send condolences at www.turnerfh.com.