Gary Ray Parker



Gary Ray Parker, 71, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, died February 22, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital. Born May 12, 1946 in Barnesville, Ohio, he was the son of the late James “Scott” Parker and Helen Doty Parker.


In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Bonnie Doak.


Gary is survived by his sisters, Sandi Parker Jordon of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Ramona (Art) LaFollett of Powhatan, Ohio; brothers, Bud (Gay) Parker, Scotty (Lynn) Parker, Joey (Lissa) Parker, Marty (Colleen) Parker all of Centerville, Ohio, Jim (Pat) Parker of Richmond, Ohio, Jerry Parker of St. Clairsville, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews,  great-nieces and great-nephews.


Gary enjoyed the outdoors, talking to people, Bingo, and video games.  He loved to cook and therefore, his first true and sincere love was food.


A Graveside Service will take place on Saturday, 11 a.m. at Northern Cemetery, Barnesville, Ohio.


The family has entrusted Gary’s care with Patron Funeral Funeral Homes & Crematory Kelly Kemp Braido, Barnesville, Ohio.


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