John Parker, 6th Earl of Morley, died at 92

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John St Aubyn Parker, 6th Earl of Morley, born on May 29, 1923 and died September 20, 2015, John Parker was a British peer.

He retired as a lieutenant-colonel from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in 1970.

John Parker was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Devon in 1973, Vice-Lieutenant of Devon in 1978 and Lord Lieutenant of Devon in 1982.

On 9 May 1987 he was appointed Honorary Colonel of the 4th Batt.

The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment (1st Rifle Volunteers), retiring in 1992 with the honorary rank of colonel.

John Parker married Joanna Katherine Molesworth-St Aubyn (b. 1929) in 1955.

They had two children: Mark Lionel Parker, 7th Earl of Morley (born 1956) and Lady Venetia Parker (born 1960).