Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Bro. David Siere officiating.
Burial will follow at the Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery in Metropolis. Pallbearers will be Justin Parmer, Brandon Parmer, Kelly Parmer, Mike Parmer, Travis Wilkins and Jim Farley.
Mr. Parmer was a police officer for the City of Metropolis for 31 years and retired as a sergeant.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Parmer; one son, Ricky Parmer of Metropolis; three daughters, Crystal Story and husband Jack of Princeton, Ky., Angie Renee Parmer of Ledbetter, Ky. and Cassey Wilkins and husband Travis of Metropolis; four grandchildren, Megan Story, Ashley Story, Ricky Allen Parmer III and Wrigley Wilkins; three brothers, Mike Parmer and wife Angie, Kelly Parmer and Nathan Parmer, all of Metropolis; his stepfather, Howard Medley of Metropolis; and one stepsister, Dorothy Busclas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Parmer and Mary Medley; his stepmother, Shirley Parmer; sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Scott Worthen; and one brother, Jimmy Parmer.