Kenneth Ross ‘Ken’ PARKER

Passed away peacefully at Opal Riverside, Warrnambool on August 27, 2022

Aged 83 years

Loved husband of Glenda (dec.).

Loving father and father-in-law of

Geoff and Karen, Jane and Wes Dunn, Carolyn and James Mahony.

Adored Gumpy of Alex and Mike, Josephine, Bill;

Michael and Maddi, Jake and Elise, Oliver, Matt;

Liam, Joseph, Daniel, Emily

and Great Gumpy of Ruby, Cody, Xavier, Benny, and Archie.

Mum and dad together again




Funeral Notice

ServiceSeptember 5, 2022 - 2:00 pm271 Raglan Parade Warrnambool, VIC Venue: Eastern Park

Family and friends of KEN are invited to attend a Service at the Eastern Park Chapel, 271 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool commencing at 2.00p.m. on MONDAY (SEPTEMBER 5). The cortège will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Tooram Memorial Park cemetery. The Service will be streamed at the above date and time, it can be viewed on the ‘Streaming’ section at


  1. We always enjoyed sharing a meal with Ken and Glenda during their times at Quay West in Melbourne. We will miss their company: very honoured to have known them. MEL AND MAX SUTHERLAND

    Mel Sutherland September 27, 2022
  2. Wonderful times of growing up with the Parker’s and the true life friendship given by Ken to John during his lifetime. Ken and Glenda will be sadly missed but both have left us with many good memories.
    Joyce (Culver) & Ray Knights

    Joyce (Culver) &Ray Knights September 6, 2022
  3. Very sad. A great unassuming couple that we only met in later life but it felt like we had known them for much longer. Our common and sense of adventure interest in flying, particularly Cessna 210’s would keep us talking and exchanging notes for ages.
    Neil & Robyn Shorrock

    Neil Shorrock September 5, 2022
  4. Sorry to have just heard the news of Ken’s passing. A true gentleman and always up for a chat. Will miss seeing him around when I’m in Warrnambool. Condolences to Ken’s family and friends.

    Michael Duggan September 5, 2022
  5. Our deepest sympathy to the Parker and Bennie Families on the passing of Ken and Glenda.

    We have great memories of happy times shared with the families over many years.

    Ken’s company on the Golf Course will be missed.

    Andrew and Betty Suggett and Family.

    Andrew Suggett September 5, 2022
  6. It with such sadness we have heard of the passing of Ken and his much loved wife Glenda. These lovely couple shared many of our 200 Cessna flyins.Sending our sincere sympathies on the loss to all their family.
    Suzy & John Tilley

    Suzy & John Tilley September 3, 2022
  7. The Committees and members, past and present, of the Warrnambool Lawn Tennis Club recognise with sadness the passing of Ken Parker. Ken’s interest in the tennis club was fostered by his father, Percy, who was a founding member of the club in 1950 and instrumental in the creation of the magnificent tennis facility we all enjoy today. Generations of the Parker family have continued to be actively involved in tennis in Warrnambool and their contribution and support is very much valued and celebrated.
    Sincere sympathy Geoff, Jane Carolyn and your families as you farewell both Ken and Glenda.
    Rest in Peace Ken.

  8. Members of the Warrnambool Club Inc. (The Club) are saddened by the news of Ken and Glenda’s passing.
    Ken was an active and enthusiastic member for many years, he often shared wonderful stories of his business activities and family achievements.
    Both Ken and Glenda were an absolute delight to be in the company of.
    Our thoughts are with Ken’s family.
    Please accept our condolences.
    The Club

    Tony Austin (President, Warrnambool Club) August 30, 2022
  9. Condolences to all the Parker families on losing Glenda & Ken.
    We have wonderful memories of our dealings over the years, was an absolute pleasure, Keith ,Christian & staff, West Fridge

    Keith Hammond August 30, 2022
  10. Sadly we are unable to attend Kens funeral A wonderful man sadly missed Our deepest sympathy to you all on the passing of Glenda and Ken MAX AND ANN HOLMES

    MAX Holmes August 29, 2022
  11. A really good man

    Jim Casamento August 29, 2022
  12. What a shock deepest sympathy to the Parker family. We have some great memories from our flying days.
    Not to mention Ken winning the King Island golf challenge for the Warrnambool aero club. A top bloke and a good businessman who looked after you when did business with Parker’s.
    A life lived well

    Neil and Debra Dumesny August 28, 2022