James Ray Parker, 32, died suddenly on August 25, 2013 in Kaufman County. James was born on August 20, 1981 to Johnny and Sharon Parker in Dallas, Texas. James was an outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting, cooking outside, working on cars and watching NASCAR racing. But James' true passion was his family; the love of his life, Amanda and his children. James loved life and lived it to the fullest. His infectious smile and open heart will truly be missed. James is preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Mabel Spurr. Those left to celebrate his life include his fiance and love of his life, Amanda Bunting; his children, Natalee, Nevaeh, Noah, Benjamin and Jordin; his mother, Sharon Breedlove and her husband David; father, Johnny Parker, Sr.; brother, Johnny Parker, Jr.; as well as numerous extended family friends and neighbors. A celebration of James' life will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the family's home at 8973 Ridge Road, Terrell, Texas. Donations to help with the cost of James' final expenses can be made to a memorial fund at the funeral home.