David Elon Parker


David Parker, 82, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hoosick Falls, New York.

Dave was born on July 22, 1940, in Granville, New York, the son of Elon and Alice (Sumner) Parker.

Dave was a 1957 graduate of Granville Central School and a 1970 graduate of the New York State Police Academy.

Dave worked at the family farm – Parkers Dairy – until he joined the New York State Police in 1970. Dave worked for the NYSP for 27 years, mostly in the Granville area with his longtime partner Frank Pauquette.

After retiring from the NYSP, Dave spent his time working for the Granville Police Department, driving a school bus for Granville Central School and being a Washington County coroner.

In addition to his parents, Dave was predeceased by his former wife Maizie Morse, his brothers Dennis and Dana Parker, his daughter-in-law Wendy Parker and his stepson Kelly Burke.

Survivors include his wife Dorothea (Lee) Parker; his brother Donald (Diane) Parker; his stepson Christopher (Theresa) Burke; his children Deborah (Greg) Liebig, David (Gwen) Parker and Damian (Dawn) Parker; his grandchildren Gregory, Jacob and Samantha Liebig, Damian Jr. and Matthew Parker; and his great-grandchildren Olivia Alice Liebig and Maizie Mackenzie Parker.

Burial and services were private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are in the care of the Robert M. King Funeral Home of Granville.