Last founder of Parker's Barbecue in Wilson dies - WNCT

Last founder of Parker's Barbecue in Wilson dies

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WILSON, N.C. -

One of the founders of a popular barbecue restaurant in Wilson has died.

89-year-old Ralph Parker founded Parker's Barbecue in 1946, along with his brother Graham and Henry Parker Brew. The three retired in 1986 and sold the business.

Ralph Parker was the last surviving restaurant founder.

His funeral is scheduled for Monday at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson.

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