Real Engagement: Aimee & Walter

David and Lana Parker of Georgetown announced this week the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Aimee Parker, to Walter Mumford, son of Stuart and Donna Mumford of Bishopville, Md.

Parker, a graduate of Sussex Central High School, holds a bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University, and received her optometric degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. She is currently an optometric partner at Sussex Eye Center, with four office locations throughout Sussex County.

Mumford, a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School in Berlin, Md., is a metal fabricator at his family’s business, Mumford’s Sheet Metal Works in Selbyville. Also excited about the news is his 9-year-old daughter, Macie.

The couple was introduced by their mutual friend Mike Doyle of Doyle’s Restaurant in Selbyville, who will be catering the wedding. The proposal took place in September at the Lighthouse Sound Restaurant, the sight of their first date. The nuptials will take place in May 2016.