Joe Basilio PARRA
Joe Basilio PARRA
  • June 14, 1941 - December 13, 2017
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Joe Basilio Parra, age 76, passed away on Wednesday December 13, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. A native of Phoenix, Joe was born June 14, 1941 to Toribio and Ramona (formerly, Delgado) Parra.

Joe is survived by; 8 children, Jo Ann (Reynoldo Jr.) Nunez, Jose "Tony" (Janie) Parra, Ramona Parra, Charlie Parra, Richard Parra, Veronica Gonzalez; Anna Parra and Eydie Parra; a brother, Jesse; 5 sisters, Carmen, Margie, Sally, Gracie and
Corina. He is also survived by more than 70 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.

Joe was preceded in death by his wife of more than 61 years, Frances Parra, his parents; brothers, Angel, Johnny, Ignacio, Roy, Frank and Christopher, and sisters Rosie and Mary.

Joe was very proud of his family and his children always knew they had the best parents possible. Joe worked in convention facilities for many years. He and his wife enjoyed travelling, especially to see the music of Elvis Presley performed. They have visited Graceland many times.

Joe also liked to keep things simple and at his request there will be no public services.

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