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In Memory of

Jack Boyd PARKER

August 27, 1942 - September 18, 2016

Obituary


Jack was born in Gary, Indiana, August 27, 1942. He died in Hospice Care at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona on September 18, 2016. Jack was an entrepreneur and business man the majority of his life. He loved being around people and making the deals. He lived in the Chicago area, Ohio, Detroit, Douglas, AZ, Phoenix, AZ and St. Maarten in the Caribbean. He enjoyed life and making new friends. He wrote the original AHCCCS program for the state of Arizona. Ed Brown was his mentor, as well as his brother, Frank. Jack is...

Jack was born in Gary, Indiana, August 27, 1942. He died in Hospice Care at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona on September 18, 2016. Jack was an entrepreneur and business man the majority of his life. He loved being around people and making the deals. He lived in the Chicago area, Ohio, Detroit, Douglas, AZ, Phoenix, AZ and St. Maarten in the Caribbean. He enjoyed life and making new friends. He wrote the original AHCCCS program for the state of Arizona. Ed Brown was his mentor, as well as his brother, Frank. Jack is survived by his wife, Linda, and had a large blended family with 10 surviving children and 17 Grandchildren. He even managed to outdo the Brady Bunch. He was especially close to his nieces, Lynette Parker and Trish Arredondo. Donations in lieu of flowers can be given to the Sherman House at Mayo Clinic Hospital. They were extremely caring during his short stay and we thank them for all their consideration and help.A visitation will be held at Green Acres Mortuary at 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday September 24, 2016 at Green Acre's Mortuary with a committal service to follow.

Jack's Blended Family


Survived by sisters Kathy Mioduski, Phoenix and Lynette Mayen, Indiana.

Survived by many nieces and nephews.

Children:

Elizabeth Gilmore Husband - Rick Gilmore Prescott Valley, AZ
Charlie Le Duff Detroit, MI
James Parker Wife - Dawn Detroit, MI
Frank Jason Parker Detroit, MI
William Damon Parker Wife - Kim Detroit, MI
Jeremy Richmond Wife - Angela Malvern, IA
Lisa Wyant Husband - Nick Wyant Belvoir, VA
Angelina Cook Arlington, TX
Don Sanne Fiancée - Amber Rouse Omaha, NE
Tracy Sanne Omaha, NE

Grandchildren:

Samantha Gilmore Austin, TX
Richard Gilmore Las Vegas, NV
Krystalynn Parker Detroit, MI
Jimmy Parker Detroit, MI
Payton Parker Detroit, MI
Happy Parker Detroit, MI
America Parker Detroit, MI
Morgan Parker Detroit, MI
Taylor Parker Detroit, MI
Jakob Parker Detroit, MI
Nathan Grantham Richmond, VA
Jocelyn Wyant Ft. Belvoir, VA
Walker Wyant Ft. Belvoir, VA
Ryder Wyant Ft. Belvoir, VA
Colton Cook Arlington, TX
Ella Cook Arlington, TX
Carly Cook Arlington, TX