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Charles Leroy Parks

May 31, 1948 ~ May 4, 2018 (age 69)

Charles Leroy Parks 69 of Peebles went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 4th at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus.  He was born on May 31, 1948 in Adams County, Ohio to the late Delbert & Mary Alice Whitt Parks.

Leroy was preceded in death by his first wife Stella Skidmore Parks.  Also 1 brother Junior Parks, and 2 sisters Juanita Carson and Willadean Rothwell.

Leroy is survived by his wife Alfreda Swango Parks of Peebles. 2 sons Wayne (Misty) Parks of Greenfield and Ron Parks of London.  1 daughter Tamara (Paul) Knisley of Greenfield.  1 step-son Steve Whaley of Williamsburg. 2 step-daughters Jessica Whaley and Breanna (Shane) Cline both of Peebles.  Also 2 step-grandchildren Ashton and Riley Stephens who resided with him.  9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.  5 step grandchildren.  He is also survived by 1 brother, Gerald Parks of West Union.

“Pap” as he affectionately was called leaves behind a host of family and friends who will miss his big smile and kindness to all.

Leroy attended Burns Chapel Church on Hackleshin.

Memorial service will be held Friday May 11, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at the Burns Chapel Church with Bill Swango officiating.  A gathering of family and friends will follow in the fellowship hall after the services. 

Leroy will be cremated at his request.  The Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home is serving the family. 

Family and friends can sign Leroy’s online guestbook

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