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Robert Lee Parker, Jr.

July 21, 1977 — January 4, 2022

Newburgh, NY

Robert Lee Parker Jr., also known as P.J., a longtime Beacon and Newburgh resident, passed away unexpectedly on January 4, 2022 at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, NY. He was born in Cold Spring, NY on July 21, 1977, son of the Patricia Ann (Lewis) Parker and Robert Parker.  He was a graduate of Beacon High School and held several construction and commercial driving jobs.

PJ enjoyed spending quality time with his family and friends, music, humor, and most importantly blessing others with his “painfully wise” words of advice.

Robert is survived by his two daughters and son: Japre Parker, Monet Parker and Nashon Ramsey; his brother John Peterson, and his sisters Ramona Peterson and Patricia Peterson. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends, which he always considered his family.

His Family will gather for a Muslim Funeral Service on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 11:45; the prayer service starts at 12 Noon at the Masjid Ar-Rashid, 352 Main Street, Beacon, NY, followed by burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 5468 Route 9W, Newburgh, NY. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit:

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, January 10, 2022

Cedar Hill Cemetery & Mausoleum

5468 Route 9W, Newburgh, NY 12550

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