John William Parker 81 years of age, of Zionsville, and formerly of Monroe City, IN, passed away on February 16, 2017. John was a graduate of Patoka High School and proudly served in the Coast Guard. He retired from Roadway Express after more than 20 years, having received the 3 Million Mile Roadway Award during his time of service. John was a Mason. John is survived by his beloved wife; four children, 8 grandchildren; three brothers, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters and two brothers. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the care givers of Paradigm Living Concepts. ARN Funeral & Cremation is handling the arrangements.