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Lance Corporal Jonathan Wade Parker

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Monday, May 16, 2005

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Reflections for Lance Corporal Jonathan Wade Parker

Thank you, Rudy and Lin, for not forgetting our precious Jon. I am confident that he is with the Lord and that we will see him again one day.
Y’all rest easy. You did all you could do for Jon but God had another plan. We don’t understand it, but faith trumps fear! God’s Grace is sufficient.

Debbie Brewer
Family

May 20, 2019

Jon,
14 years have come and gone. Not a day goes by that I haven't thought about that dreadful day. Still fighting the flames. Rest easy.

Lin

Retired Detective Sgt T. O. (Lin) Ham
Clarendon County Sheriff's Office, SC

May 16, 2019

Trooper it’s been 14 years to the day that South Carolina lost one of it’s heroes. You sacrificed all doing a job that others can’t understand. I am here at 527 and Skinner Rd like I’ve been ever year since 2005. Prayers for you and your family have been given. I know that you are still watching over the ones of us still on the line and holding the walls. You will never be forgotten by me or my family. As always I’m sorry I could not beat the flames. R.I.P. ....

Associate Warden Rudy Tisdale
SCDC/ Lee CI

May 16, 2019

Rest in peace Lance Corporal Parker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 22, 2019

Rest in Peace brother.

Patrolman
Denton Police department N C

September 16, 2018

It's been 13 years today brother. You have definitely not been forgotten and we miss you all of the time. I see Susan and she tells me that she found your green hunting light that I talk about you wearing coming out of the swamp. Keep patrolling those streets of gold and we will see you again one day.

Lieutenant Tripp Mays
Sumter County Sheriff's Office

May 16, 2018

No replacement for such a terrible loss......

Ted Gauntt
SCHP 1985 to 1994

May 16, 2018

Hi Jon, stopped by to let you know that you are never forgotten. It's been 13 years now, and not a day goes by that I don't think of you, and that day. Rest easy brother. Still fighting the flames.

Ret. Detective Sgt T.O. Ham
CCSO

May 16, 2018

Trooper Parker it’s been 13 years to the day that you were taken from your family and friends. I’m here at Skinner Rd and 527, prayers for your family have been given and the events of 5/16/2005 have been relived over again. I know you are watching over the ones of us still on the line and holding the walls. As always brother I am sorry I could not get through the flames. You will never be forgotten by me or my family. RIP Trooper.

Associate Warden Rudy Tisdale
South Carolina Department of Corrections

May 16, 2018

Always in our hearts.

Debbie Brewer
Friend and survivor

May 16, 2017

Never forget , Rest easy brother

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

May 16, 2017

It's been 12 years today that South Carolina lost one of its protectors. I'm sitting at Skinner Rd and 527, the same location I've come back to for the past 11 years out of respect for you and the ultimate sacrifice you gave to this state. The prayers for your family have been given and that day in May 2005 have been replayed yet again. Your EOW has been recorded but I know you are still riding with the ones of us that are still holding the line and protecting the walls. Thank you Trooper and RIP brother. As always I'm sorry I wasn't able to successfully fight the flames.

Associate Warden Rudy Tisdale
South Carolina Department of Corrections

May 16, 2017

Jon,

12 years today. Never easy this time of year. Still relive every second of the day. Wish we could have done more. Rest easy my friend. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Lin

Retired Detective Sgt T. O. Ham
Clarendon County Sheriffs Office

May 16, 2017

We never met, but I'll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts on the anniversary of your end of watch and every time I take a ride down SC-527.

Trp. A.J. Bratton
South Carolina Highway Patrol Troop 1 / Post A

May 16, 2017

Trooper Parker its been awhile. I was only about 7 or 8 when you passed but I still remember it like it was yesterday. They gave me a bracelet with your name on it and I always wear it. The years have past but you have not been forgotten. Dad still tells old police stories about you and the guys. I'm grown now and starting law enforcement. Just trying to make a difference like you guys did.

Deputy M. Brannon
McMinn County Sheriffs Office

November 5, 2016

Always in my heart.

Debbie Brewer
Friend and survivor

May 17, 2016

Just stopping by to say hello. 11 years ago today you were taken from us. I will never forget that day, or you. you are truly missed. Wish we could have done more. Thank you for your service and sacrifice Brother.

Ret. Detective, T.O. (Lin) Ham
Retired

May 16, 2016

Trooper, its been eleven years today since you were taken from us. I know you are watching over the ones of us that are still on the line. You sir will not be forgotten. RIP brother.

Agent Rudy Tisdale
SCDC, Office of Inspector General, Divison of Police Services

May 16, 2016

Jon,

You were my neighbor, my friend and my trainer at times. I rode with you many a night as a reserve I learned from you and about you.

I am still blessed after all these years to have met you and I know that you are truly missed by many. RIP Trooper.

Reserve Sgt Ross 1998-2003
SCSO

May 17, 2015

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

May 16, 2015

I knew Jon...he was a great guy!!! We miss him dearly! RIP Jon Parker!!!

South Carolina State Constable
South Carolina

May 16, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 16, 2015

Gone Sir, But not forgotten! May you R.I.P..

Ron Skeeters
Surviving Son Trooper Bernie Skeeters
Illinois State Police
EOW 5-20-1982

May 16, 2015

Thank you, sir, for your courage and service to the citizens of this great state! Rest in Peace.

PSO CW Edwards
North Augusta (SC) Dept. of Public Safety

May 16, 2015

Trooper, I just left Skinner Rd and 527 the woods have reclaimed the spot were you gave your all to the State of South Carolina. It has taken 10 years but as I sat there and relived 05-16-2005 it came to me that the ones of us in the chase and on scene that day did do everything we could have done. The calm that I felt today has been a long time in coming. I have read your reflections from first to last. You are still truly missed by your family and friends and you will never be forgotten by me. Trooper I am still sorry that I could not get through the flames but after today I know I have been forgiven (thank you). Continue to watch over the ones of us still on the line we need it more than ever now.

Inv. Rudy Tisdale

May 16, 2015

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