HARDIN — Graveside services for Ray Parker, 58, of Hardin will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Barnett Cemetery in Hardin with the Rev. Rick Miller officiating.
Mr. Parker, a native of Murray, died at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. He was employed by Briggs & Stratton in Murray and formerly worked at Continental General Tire in Mayfield for 32 years.
Surviving are his mother, Janet Scoggins Harrison of Hardin; one daughter, Christina Kirk of Greenwood, Ind.; one brother, Kerry W. Parker of Hardin; his stepmother, Pauline Parker of Benton; two stepbrothers, Barry Harrison and Steven Harrison, both of Hardin; one half-brother, Clayton Parker of Benton; two stepsisters, Kathy Harrison of Hardin and Rita Henson of Almo; two half-sisters, Sharon Wynn of Benton and Jo Humphrey of Reidland; and one grandson.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charles M. Parker; his stepfather, James Harrison; and one half-sister. There will be no visitation. Collier Funeral Home in Benton is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 10820 Sunset Office Drive, Suite 220, St. Louis, MO 63127.