John Parker Earl

May 4, 1954 - June 16, 2018

John Parker Earl beloved husband, father, son and brother passed away June 16, 2018 at his home in Taylorsville, Utah.  Born May 4, 1954 in Pocatello Idaho to William Parker and Ginger Lee Earl. John was the eldest child of the family and is remembered as being a loving big brother and a huge tease.  John loved fishing and the great outdoors. 

John has dealt with many health issues over the years due to Polycystic Kidney Disease. He was on dialysis for several years and received a Kidney Transplant in 2001, which improved his quality of life.  Three years ago, he suffered a stroke and although his health had suffered his wife Joy and her unconditional love gave him three more years to spend with his family. 

John leaves behind his Mother Ginger Horwitz; Step Father Jack Horwitz; loving wife Kanokwan (Joy) Earl; sons, Joshua and Keng; daughter Lilly; 2 grandchildren; sisters Roxanne, Cynthia Rodriguez (Gil) and Tamara; brother Brandon. He is preceded in death by his father W. Parker Earl.

John will be missed by all who knew him.  

Services for John will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services. 

The family would like to show appreciation to the Thai Community for all of their love and support.