Weston G. Parker, 86, who worked in the CIA’s directorate of operations for 27 years and was a case officer, died of renal failure Aug. 17 at his home in Vienna.

The death was confirmed by his wife, Jocelyn “Trish” Parker.

Mr. Parker retired from the Central Intelligence Agency in 1978 after assignments in Washington, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands and France. He then was an office manager at the Waterman Steamship Corp. in Athens before returning to the Washington area in 1984.

Weston Gwin Parker was born in Chicago and served in the Army Air Forces in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. He was a 1950 graduate of the University of Missouri.

His hobbies included sailing.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Jocelyn Peale Parker of Vienna; five sons, Geoffrey Parker of Edgewater, Christopher Parker and Bradford Parker, both of Vienna, Lincoln Parker of Rockville and Weston P. Parker of Frederick; three brothers; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

— Adam Bernstein