Teddy Parker Lumberton, NC Death: Owner of Ted Parker Home Sales and an ex-Millionaire Died of Suicide

Last Updated on January 10, 2024, 6:52 am

North Carolina: Former Owner of Lumberton’s Lavish Mansion Allegedly Committed Suicide Following Bankruptcy.

Teddy Parker, an ex-millionaire and former owner of Ted Parker Home Sales, died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. He was reportedly suffering from mental health issues and depression and passed away with a self-inflicted injury.

What happened to Teddy Parker?

Teddy Dale Parker, an ex-millionaire businessman and former owner of a famous lavish mansion in Lumberton, North Carolina, passed away following bankruptcy on Tuesday, January 9, 2024. According to the reports, he had been suffering from mental health issues and depression and died of an apparent suicide.

Law enforcement agencies were called to a Robeson County, North Carolina, residence for a personal incident report. According to reports, the officials found Ted with a self-inflicted wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and the cause of death was ruled a suicide.

Who was Teddy Parker?

Teddy Dale Parker, also known as Ted Parker, was a former businessman who made millions by selling mobile homes through his company, Ted Parker Home Sales. He was a well-known figure in Lumberton, North Carolina. He was the former owner of the famous Ted Parker Mansion, 7446 Highway 72, Lumberton, NC.

According to the reports, Parker poured $ 12 million into the lavish mansion, which has six bedrooms, two boat ramps, a lift, a home theatre, a sauna, and ten bathrooms, one of which has an integrated barber chair. Parker established his mobile home business in 1980, Ted Parker Home Sales (TPHS). It was later sold to General Electric and GE-affiliated investment group Ardshiel in 1998. In 1999, Lumberton-based TPHS filed for bankruptcy, closing 42 dealerships and laying off 375 workers.

Parker landed into hot water after a legal battle against him left him bankrupt. He was accused of fraud, theft, and money laundering. Parker moved out of his mansion but remained in Lumberton, NC. Parker fell hard from grace, and it is believed that it has something to do with his mental health-related issues, which ultimately led him to take extreme measures and end his life.

Suicide prevention helpline

If you or someone you love is in danger, call 911. If you need to talk to someone, text, call, or chat at 988, the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. It provides a free, confidential conversation with trained counselors 24 hours. You can also contact the Crisis Text Lines by texting HOME to 741-741.

You can also contact JED’s Mental Health Resource Center, which helps you manage your emotional health, cope with challenges, and support the people in your life. If you are a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and need support specialized to your needs, you can contact The Trevor Project at 1-886-488-7386 or text them at 678-678.

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