John Harold Friar
John Harold Friar
June 10, 1945 - July 21, 2018


John Harold Friar, 73, of Jacksonville and formerly of Palatka passed away July 21, 2018. He was born in Tifton, GA on June 10, 1945. John Served in the U.S. Army, was a Vietnam Veteran and rose to the rank of Captain. He was a member of the OCS graduating class of 1966. After spending many years in retail, he retired in 1991. John was the former owner of Curb Appeal Lawn Service in Jacksonville. He enjoyed fishing and gardening and was an avid reader.

John is preceded in death by his father, mother and brother, Robert Friar.

John is survived by his wife, Ann White Friar of Jacksonville; three children, Marcelena Harper of Fitzgerald, GA and grandson, C.J., and Jason Friar (wife Shana) of Jacksonville and grandson, Jonah, and Rebecca Parlato (spouse Christopher) of Tennessee and grandson, William; a sister, Barbara Richards (husband Fred) of Eustis; two brothers, Billy Friar (wife Anna) of Lake City, and Donald Friar (wife, Marsha) of Palatka; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25th at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26th at the funeral home with burial with military honors bestowed by the U.S. Army at Palatka Memorial Gardens.

Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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