Michael Dwight Parker, 69, of Odessa, passed away peacefully in his home Saturday, July 28, 2018.

He was born Monday, Jan. 17, 1949 to Betty Jean (Carter) Parker and the late Jack Dwight Parker in Gorman. He met the love of his life, Patricia Martin and they wed soon after.

Michael loved his Harley. He never met a stranger and everyone he met loved him instantly. He always had a smile on his face. He loved his parents, wife, children and grandchildren. They meant everything to him and he loved them big!

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife: Patricia (Martin) Parker; son: Michael Chad Parker and wife Jill; daughter: Amanda Orr and husband Cruz Saucedo; mother: Betty Jean Parker; and grandchildren: Jack, Jordy, and Jolie Parker, Liliana, Jordyn, and Violet Saucedo.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at Heartland Funeral Home in Early. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.