Thomas Parker Rodenbaugh, 22, was a native and lifelong resident of Mississippi.

A 2010 graduate of Madison Central High School, Parker was competitive in soccer and a drumline member of the band. He was also a third degree black belt. After graduation Parker attended his first year of college at Ole Miss before returning home for a year at Holmes Community College. He was currently enrolled at Mississippi State University. Parker was a member of Broadmoor Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents, Richard Thomas Rodenbaugh and Cordie Elizabeth Rodenbaugh; sister, Whitley Lauren Daughtry and brother, Richard Peyton Rodenbaugh and grandparents, Jarvis Parker, Mary Parker, Doris Parker and O'Farrell Parker. A service celebrating his life will be held Thursday Aug. 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Natchez Trace Funeral Home and again an hour prior to the service. In memory of Parker, we ask that you wear your school colors for the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Parker's name to Mississippi SIDS Alliance