Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 10, 2011 12:08 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Tyrone Parker, 83, of Plaza Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

He was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Delaware, Ohio, to the late Howard and Elizabeth Parker. Tyrone was a minister and served in the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by a son, Rex Parker; a daughter, Cindy Parker; two brothers, Bernard and Jerry Parker; two sisters, Wanda Fry and Mary Haubiel; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Tyrone was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Parker; his son, Steve Parker; five sisters; and two brothers.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Tyrone Parker.

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