Parker, James Clark, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at Henry Ford Hospital, age 74 years. Jim was born in Saginaw, Michigan February 20, 1939 the son of the late Clark Hugh and Marguerite (Kennedy) Parker. He was a member of F & AM, Lodge No. 77. He served as a volunteer firefighter for both Saginaw and Thomas Townships. Jim was a true tractor aficionado and collected many tractors over the years. Jim is survived by two children, Matthew (Lisa) Parker and Sarah Parker; three grandchildren, Zackary, Jada and Morgan; three step-children, Danny, Deanna and Debbie; a sister, Virginia Bushey; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Diana in 1999 and his second wife, Betty in 2012; two sisters, Kathleen Campbell and Noreen Parker and a brother, Robert Joseph Parker. The funeral service will take place on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Cecelie Adams will officiate with burial in Owen Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the chapel Sunday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to the Shriners Children’s Hospital or Laporte United Methodist Church.