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Jay Calvin Parker

June 4, 1926 April 24, 2019
Jay Calvin Parker
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Obituary for Jay Calvin Parker

Mr. Jay Calvin Parker, age 92 of Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Westwood Hills Nursing.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Monday, April 29, 2019 at Reins Sturdivant Chapel with Dr. Chris Hefner officiating. Entombment will be held in Scenic Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 PM prior to the service at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Parker was born June 4, 1926 in Wilkes County to Dewey Rufus and Christine Anderson Parker. He was the retired partner/owner of Parker Electric and Plumbing Company. Jay joined the Wilkesboro Fire Department in 1942, where he served the residents of Wilkesboro for 45 years. He served as Fire Chief for 7 years 1980-1987.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother; Bob Lee Parker.

Mr. Parker is survived by his wife Betty Jean Myers Parker of the home, a daughter; Ina Jean Parker of Wilkesboro, Nieces and Nephews; Lee Parker of Wilkesboro, Ginger Parker Shaffer of California and Beth Parker Handcuff of Hickory.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorials be made to the Wilkesboro Fire Department 400 South Cherry St. Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com


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Visitation

Monday

29

Apr

2:00 PM 4/29/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 4/29/2019 3:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Service

Monday

29

Apr

3:00 PM 4/29/2019 3:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Scenic Memorial Garden Mausoleum Final Resting Place

545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

545 Moravian Falls Road Wilkesboro 28697 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wilkesboro Fire Department c/o Jason Smithey

400 South Cherry Street
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
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