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Dwane Parent

Dwane Parent, 66, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Friday, January 24, 2020, at his home.

He was a member of the Catholic faith. He was an outstanding truck driver for 40 years, traveling through all the states. He loved riding his motorcycle on poker runs and long trips accompanied by his lovely wife. He was a proud member of the NRA. His greatest hobby was shooting guns and reloading ammo.

He was a hard-working, devoted husband, a talented grandfather, and an outstanding father who went above and beyond for his children. He was a mentor to many, always willing to share his knowledge and a jack of all trades.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Parent; daughter, Stephanie Parent; and mother-in-law, Naomi Yeargan.

He is survived by his wife, Tammy Parent; children, Crystal Hodo, Jackie Pell and Melissa Parent; step-children, Crystal Hurst and Penny McLemore; mother, Alice Parent; brothers, Bob and Bruce Parent and Dick McKee; sister, Barbara Ann McKee; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

No services are planned at this time.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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