William J. Parker, Sr.

Born: Sun., Jun. 10, 1945
Died: Thu., Feb. 4, 2021

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     William J. “Bill” Parker, Sr. 75, of Mifflintown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, at his home.

     Born June 10, 1945 in Queens, NY, he was the only child of William J. and Mary (Dowdell) Parker.

     He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Jo Ann C. (Barnes) Parker, whom he married June 7, 1997, six children, William J. Parker, Jr. and wife, Deborah, Kevin Parker and wife, Jill, Jeanette Speese and husband, Chris, Brian Parker, John Parker, and Erin Raub and husband, Justin, two step-children, Jeremy Dudley and significant other, Val Cox, and Julie Knisely and husband, Art, twenty grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

     He retired from Carnation Foods.

     Bill enjoyed going to the beach and taking his boat to Raystown. He also loved animals.

     His service will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

     In lieu of flowers, those who desire are asked to make a contribution in memory of Bill to Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc., 7790 Grayson Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111.

     Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.gussfh.com.

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   Posted Sat February 06, 2021
Kevin and Family, sorry to hear about the Loss of your Father. You and your family are in my thoughts.

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