In Memory of Willie Lee Parker Jr. June 6th, 1971-March 29th

The Man

 Willie Lee Parker Jr. was born on June 6, 1971, to Willie Lee Parker Sr. and  Mattie Lee Parker in Bakersfield, California. Willie attended McKinley  Elementary School, Emerson Junior High School, Bakersfield High School and  graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with a Bachelor's degree  in Business Administration/Marketing.  

The Graduate

 Willie Lee Parker Junior accepted Christ at an early age and served the Lord  all his life. He was a member of Compassion Christian Center until 1992 and  Bakersfield Christian Fellowship thereafter. Willie was a brother and officer of  both Kappa Alpha Phi Fraternity, Inc. and the San Joaquin Masonic Lodge #11.  While as a member of these organizations, he was involved in the Real Men  program, the Ebony Counseling Center, the Friendship House and was a mentor to  many school age children.  

A Successful Businessman

 Willie Parker Jr. was quite an entrepreneur. Upon achieving his degree, he  became CEO/ Co-Owner of HW Parley Enterprises. While serving as CEO / Co-Owner,  he formed his own company, Gemini Enterprises. Even while in High School, Willie  was a successful business man with his lawn service. Willie was always there to  lend a helping hand to anyone at anytime. He loved all people of all walks of  life. Willie always greeted each day with a smile. His enthusiastic look on life  gave people encouragement.  

A Simpler Time

 "Greater Love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for  his friends" John 15:13  This verse was marked by Willie Jr. in his bible:  Proverbs: 16:1-3