J.C. Parman

Profile Updated: August 12, 2014
Residing In: Casa Grande, AZ USA
Spouse/Partner: Jeanie
Children: I have 3 step children and 7 grand kids. Michael has just graduated from UW-Parkside in Wisconsin, has More…2 boys and a daughter. Joe is at ASU. Jessica lives in Colorado,and is married to a soldier and has 4 girls.
We are up to 12 grandchildren 8 girls and 4 boys.
We were told in November that Jeanie had small cell lung cancer, caused from smoking. Then at the end of January 2014 Jeanie, my sweet wife passed away. She was surrounded by family and passed as I held her. Rest in peace baby.
Occupation: Merchant Marine, Chief Engineer
Tell us a little about your life:

Summer of 1975, Hicthhiked around the country with Rudy Perez. That fall I enrolled at Columbia College in Sonora CA. That winter I moved back to my parents house, broke. Instead of studying, I spent my time working in a gold mine blowing holes in rocks.
I then moved to Seattle, I think in the springtime.I started walking the docks looking for work. Long story short, got hired on a boat. I had found my way to Alaska and the fishing industry. I worked as an engineer having worked my way up from a stupid kid. I did take a break and tried the normal life. I owned a business in Kirkland WA and sold after 2 years.I just couldn't stand working 5 days for only 2 off.
The last 8 years I have worked on the east coast, working on a Tug boat. I work 2 weeks on 2 off.
Oh yeah baby,
I have also traveled extensively during my single days.

School Story:

This is my only regret. I wish I would have studied harder and taken advantage of going to a to good school. The school of hard knocks was fine but there was a better way.
This not to say I didn't have a lot of fun, of what I remember.
A fond memory was coach Kabello yelling at Nolten Burton, Perez and myself as we ran down to the lower field to ditch gym.
We had a lot of fun times, Stubas falcon. Parties at that dump Rudy and I had rented fo 50 bucks. Drinking ,smoking, and laughing that is what I remember.Lots of laughing. A toast to all you guys. and a Prayer to Scott Robinsion and Chris Fisher we miss you guys.

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My wife and Granddaughter.
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Grandkids over for the summer.
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My boat and barge making its way through Cape Cod Canal.
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Typical day fishing in Alaska.
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Moving the Intrepid back to her berth.
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I cannot take credit for this beautiful picture. I have seen this and it is very moving.