John Martin Parker

John Martin Parker, 61, born June 7, 1954 went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2015 at 4:45am, at his home in Monroe, NC, after a short battle with cancer.

Johnny was owner and operator of Compact Car Services and the first Charlotte Honda Car Mechanic.

Johnny had the rare ability to make his customers feel like family while providing the highest quality of service. It is no wonder that he had the most loyal customers in the world.

Johnny is preceded in death by his parents Hoke and Hazel Parker. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; brother, James Parker; children, Robert and Krystle Piezon, Joshua and Mataline Parker, Christopher and Meagan Parker; Deanna Serrett and fiance’ Rick Everts; 9 grandchildren; and extended family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30pm, Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Albemarle Road Presbyterian Church, 6740 Ablemarle Rd., in Charlotte, NC.

In lieu of flowers, Johnny wanted donations to be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation at

Condolences may be offered at www.mcewenminthill