Father Of Bellwood Chamber President Dies At 64

Thursday, June 14, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Terry Edwards, the father of Christopher J. Parker — the president of the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce and a vice president of commercial lending with Wintrust Bank Chicago — died suddenly on June 10. He was 64. Parker announced his father’s death in a Facebook post on June 11 before later confirming by phone.

“On yesterday morning my Dad was up talking and looking forward to his birthday on Friday,” Parker wrote. “He went to sleep and fell into eternity. The kindest man on earth. Please keep my family in Prayer on the sudden loss.”

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Terry Edwards, the father of Bellwood Chamber of Commerce president Christopher Parker. | Courtesy Christopher Parker/Facebook 

A visitation for Edwards is scheduled to take place on June 19, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Minor-Morris Funeral Home, 112 Richards St. in Joliet.

His funeral services will take place on June 20, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (wake), and 11 a.m. (funeral), at Redeem Church of God in Christ, 410 East Clay St. in Joliet. VFP 

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