Mr. James William “Jim” Parker Sr, 68, of Bowersville, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at his home. A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 3:00 at the Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Durham and Rev. Luther Thomason officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. The family is at the home. Flowers are optional, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 105 West Park Dr., Suite C, Athens, Ga 30606. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.stricklandfh.com. The Strickland Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Hartwell is in charge of all arrangements.