15 August 2006 — Alpharetta (GA): The funeral of late NOPC president, Bob Parker, will be held on Wednesday 16 August at 2pm at the Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church, 9820 Nesbit Road, Alpharetta, Georgia. The service will be held in Building S, 230 Sanctuary Room.
Parker served on the board of directors of the Wholesale Stationers Association (WSA) and the National Association of Writing Instrument Distributors (NAWID), which consolidated to form the Office Products Wholesalers Association (OPWA) in 1994.
An OPWA spokesperson said: "Bob was very respected within the office products industry. We will truly miss him."
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to City of Hope, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, California. Donations may be made online at http://www.cityofhope.org.