James Edward Parker, also known as Red Eye, was born on May 24, 1947 to the union of the late Tommie and Maggie Parker in Midway, Alabama.
James departed this life peacefully at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI.
James is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 54 years, Evelyn Walker Parker; three devoted and loving sons: James Jr. (Lena), Toby and Terrance; two brothers: Darnell Parker and Alexandre Jay (Tommie Mae) Person; two sisters: Mattie Irving and Rosie Person; three sisters-in-law: Lottie Talley, Mary O. Parker, and Mary Louise Parker; four brothers-in-law: Edward (Edna), Bobby (Jennifer), Larry (Kim), and Jerry (Shirley) Walker; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends who loved him and his stories.
Visitation will be held at Allen Funeral Home on Monday, December 21, 2020 from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Graveside Service will be held at Santown Cemetary in Midway, AL on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.