M. Parker McGlothen, 74
M. Parker McGlothen, 74, 706 South Main St., St. Marys, died at 12:48 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Aug.2, 1937, in Martin, Ky., the son of Edythe (Hagans) and Morton McGlothen. On Oct. 6, 1956, he married Vivian Bevans, and she preceded him in death Aug. 11, 1981. On April 11, 2003, he married Ruth Snyder, and she survives at the residence.
Also surviving are three daughters, Debra Ann (Brice) Gyurisko, of Orlando, Fla., Sandra Kay (Rowdey) Borges, of Wapakoneta, and Rebecca Sue McGlothen, of Wapakoneta; three step-children, Brad Snyder, of Toledo; Scott Snyder, of St. Marys; and T. J. (Ammy) Snyder, of St. Marys; by his siblings: Dale (Elsie)McGlothen, of St. Marys, Jim (Val) McGlothen, of Portage, Ind., Jerry (Roberta) McGlothen, of St. Marys, a brother-in-law, Ken Lutz, of St. Marys; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife; a sister, Gale Lutz; and a step-daughter, Nan Snyder Dickrede.
Parker was a 1954 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 41.5 years of service.
He was a life member of Eagles Lodge 767 in Saint Marys. He loved music, especially the blues and was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the Saint Marys Roughriders and the Kentucky Wildcats.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys. Parker’s son-in-law, Brice Gyurisko, will officiate the funeral rites. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to Grand Lake Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to Parker’s family at Millerfuneralhomes.net.