Charles Ray Parker, 83, husband of Garnetta Wells Parker for 59 years, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at his home.
A native of Fayette County, he was the son of the late Ernest and Mary Horn Parker. Ray was a farmer, a member of the American Legion Post #22 and an Army veteran of the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by a brother, Hubert J. Parker, and a sister, Ola Mae Patrick.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at Scobee Funeral Home by Rev. Chris Williams. Burial will follow in the Log Lick Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post #22.
Pallbearers will be Jason and Marshall Spivey, Trevin Henry, William Patrick, Michael Richardson, Gary Hornsby, Jay Parker and Donald Lowry. Honorary will be Bobby Reed, David Goldey, Darrel King, Lloyd Wells, Greg Gukeisen, Mike Spivey, Dr. Thomas Burchett, Chad Barrett, Terry Jones, Doyle Spry and Eddie Tomlin.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice East.
The online guestbook is available at www.scobeefuneralhome.com and the 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 744-2122.