John Parker, 76, passed away on April 1, 2018 in Houston, Texas. John was born in Lamesa, Texas to John Oliver Parker and Doris Mae Crutcher on August 4, 1941.
The family moved to Seminole, Texas in the late 1940’s. John stayed there until he entered the Army in 1959. He met and married his wife, Ivene Parker, in Washington, D.C. in 1960. Upon returning home from his Military service, Mr. Parker entered the oilfield industry as a mechanic working for BJ Hughes and later McCoy Construction. He ended his career owning his own garage. The family moved to Monahans, Texas in 1969. Mr. Parker Volunteered as a Boy Scout Troop Leader and 4-H and is a member of First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife; Ivene Parker, son; John Parker Jr. of Waxahachie, Texas, daughter; Susan Parker of Lowell, AR. In addition, he is survived by three brothers and one sister; Cecil and Cheryl Parker of Katy, Texas, Curtis and Shelia Parker of Pomona, CA, Sharon Driver of Seminole, Texas, Richard Parker of Seminole, Texas, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 6, 2018 at Harkey Funeral Home Chapel in Monahans, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Harkey Funeral Home Chapel burial will follow at Monahans Memorial Cemetery, with Cecil Parker officiating.
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From time to time I think of Mr Parker. It's been a pleasure to know this man. Him & Sonny Heat was my scout master. They led us to be good people in life ,taught us lots of things . His wife was a scout leader also. Learned lots from these people. He will be missed.
Kevin LuckieWickett, TX
I love you my dear brother, you took a piece of my heart when you left . Love and comfort to his family. Till we meet agin your loving sister Sharon.
Sharon DriverSeminole, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Sam, Crystal, Sammy & Grace
Crystal BradleyWaxahachie, TX
I'm so sorry for your loss. I knew John for a long time. A very good man. Always had something good to say. I will miss him. May God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. May God take you in his arms and comfort you and your family amen.
Clint McMullenMonahans, TX
So sorry for your lost prayers for you and your family
Rosa RainsMonahans, TX
Our sincere condolences.
Preston and Diane VallieMonahans, TX