MR. VANCE EDWARD “MOTOR’ PARKER, {62} formerly of the Neck Community of Conway, SC passed of Thursday, June 04, 2015 in Columbia, SC. He was born the seventh {7th} child of thirteen {13} to the union of the late Mr. Haywood and Mrs. Martha Grant~Parker. He was preceded in death by five {5} siblings, Jessie, LJ, William, Lula and David “DW.” He was raised in the christian faith and grew up in Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. He attended Whittemore High School. “MOTOR” had a passion for using his hands and became a self~taught Mechanic. He was very outgoing and loved engaging with others. He was loved wherever he went and was admired for his charming characteristics, sense of humor and mannerism. During his young~adult years he resided in New Haven, CT and Newark, NJ. “MOTOR” worked as a Fork Lift Driver at Bethlehem Steel Company. He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Demetrius Little of White Deer, PA; a special companion, Loretta Little of New Haven, CT; two {2} grandchildren, Jada and Janae of New Haven, CT; seven {7} siblings, Bernice P. Hutchinson of New Haven, CT, Lillie P. Neil and Stella P. Downing of Columbia, SC, Alma P. Davis {Harlee} and Chuck B. Parker of Charlotte, NC, Winford E. Parker {Amber} of Conway, SC and Suezette P. Vick {Wayne} of Loris, SC; two {2} uncles, Luther “Buster” Grant of Lane, SC and John O. Grant, Sr. of Columbia, SC; two {2} aunts, Azalee S. Parker and Edith M. Parker of Conway, SC; cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM on Monday, June 08, 2015 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC.


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