Skyler Evan Parker, 28, of Ogden, Utah returned to be with his earthly father and to his Savior's loving arms on Friday, March 15, 2013.
He was born August 13, 1984, in Hooper, Utah to Evan Parel and Tammy Reid Parker. Skyler grew up on the family farm and spent many hours along side his Dad working in the field and driving the tractor. He had a love for animals and loved his dog, Maggie, and his rabbits that he raised as a boy. Skyler had many talents. He loved to play the piano and practiced many hours to learn the song, "Bumble Boogie" , which he would play for the family all the time. He also loved John Schmidt music, his favorite being "All of Me". He learned to play the drums, which he was very good at and earned his own money in junior high to buy his own set of drums. It was his goal to be able to play many instruments and he had begun to learn to play the violin. Skyler was also an artist and loved to draw intricate details in his drawings. He was an honor student and an Eagle Scout.
Skyler had a very kind and tender heart. He had a genuine concern for people's feelings. His heart was literally broken when his father passed away.
Skyler attended Utah State University and Idaho State University. It was his dream to become a pharmacist. Skyler received his Pharmacy Tech certificate and had worked for the Smith's Pharmacy in Logan and for Walgreen's in Chubbbuck, Idaho.
Skyler married Tera VanDenBerghe on September 14, 2002. They were blessed with two beautiful children, Miriah and Moroni Evan. They later divorced.
Skyler married Shauntel Dagsen on March 23, 2012. He became the loving step-father to Shauntel's son Caiden and was blessed with his son Chanler Skyler.
Skyler leaves behind his sweet wife, Shauntel, his children, his mother-in-law, Nila Dagsen of Ogden, his step-father Chris and mother, Tammy Reid Parker Bell of Kaysville, sisters Sevana Hasty (Geoff), Hooper and Tiara Reeder (Brett) Fort Worth, Texas, brothers Landon Parker (Jessie) Logan, Utah, Tavan Parker, currently serving an LDS mission in Switzerland and Chance Parker, Kaysville. He also leaves behind his
grandmother, Luella Parker, his brother-in-law, Zane Dagsen, and 7 nieces and nephews, Ariana, Wyatt, Jocelyn, Sawyer, Isabel, Azure, and William and many aunts, uncles and cousins who love and will miss him.
Skyler was preceded in death by his loving Father, Evan Parel Parker, Grandfather Henry Lisle Parker and his Grandparents Donald H. and Beverly Allen Reid.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hooper South LDS Chapel, 5601 S. 6100 W., Hooper, Utah with Bishop Kurt Foster conducting. Friends and family may greet the family at a viewing from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. A viewing will also be held on Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 5865 S. 1900 W. Roy, Utah.
Interment in the Hooper Cemetery.