Holland District Ruritans

Fellowship. Goodwill. Community Service.


Holland District

  • 1970 District Governor

Suffolk Club

  • Co-Founder
  • Member from May 1978 until his passing in September 2017

Liberty Spring Club

  • Member



  • member of the Suffolk Lions Club
  • Active in both Main Street United Methodist Church and Hillcrest Baptist Church


Professional Experience

  • Insurance Business in the Richmond, VA: 1953
  • Parker and Company in Suffolk, A General Insurance Agency and Real Estate Brokerage Firm – President and CEO: 1956 – 1999

Military Experience

  • Army serving as a sergeant in the Finance Department – 1946
  • Re-entered the Army and served as a Field Artillery Officer in the Korean War.


  • Suffolk High School 1946 Graduate
  • William and Mary 1951 Graduate with a BA

[Source: Membership Management System; R.W. Baker Funeral Home Obituary]