Donovan James Parker

October 31, 2001 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 18)


Donovan James Parker, 18 of Bryceville passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Donovan was born on October 31, 2001 in Jacksonville to Mr. Donald and Tammy (Walker) Parker Jr.

A lifelong resident of Bryceville, Donovan was a junior at West Nassau High School. He was part of JROTC his freshman year and had plans to enter into a trade upon graduation.

In his free time, Donovan loved the outdoors. He liked fishing and working on his truck, often losing his dad's tools. He was a bright and outgoing young man who was never met a stranger. He loved life and loved his friends and family most of all.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents; Mr. Donald and Carolyn Parker Sr., Mr. Lawrence and Frances Walker, and Ms. Marlynn Harvey.

He is survived by his loving parents: Mr. Donald and Tammy Parker Jr. of Bryceville; sister: Ashley (Michael Holland) Parker of Bryceville; grandfather: Tommy Harvey of Glen St. Mary; girlfriend: Hannah Fromknecht of Callahan; as well as numerous other family members and friends.

The family will be receiving friends Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Bryceville First Baptist Church.

A funeral service to honor Donovan's life will be held Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 am at the church with Pastor Paul Abernathy and Rev. Terry Yerby officiating.

Interment will take place at 2:00 pm on Friday at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Brooker.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of H.M. "Hank" Forbes Jr. and Hawke M.T. Forbes of Forbes Funeral Home. "With Your Family In Mind". 904-259-4600. Please leave your thoughts and condolences for the family in the online guestbook at


DEC 5. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Bryceville First Baptist Church
7732 US-301
Bryceville, FL, 32009


DEC 6. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

Bryceville First Baptist Church
7732 US-301
Bryceville, FL, 32009

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