In Memory

Kenneth Reid Parks CHARLOTTE - Kenneth Reid Parks, 72, of Charlotte, N.C. passed away of cancer on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Matthews Presbyterian Hospital. He was born in Charlotte, on March 2, 1941. He was one of three children of the late William B. Parks and Sadie Hagler Parks. Mr. Parks is survived by his wife, Barbara Helms Parks of Charlotte, a son, Kenneth Reid Parks, Jr. of Charlotte, and his wife, Scott R. Trotter of Durham, N.C.; a brother, Boyce G. Parks and wife, Donna and a sister-in-law, Rebecca R. Parks. He was preceded in death by a brother, William B. Parks, Jr. Mr. Parks graduated from Harding High School in 1959. He attended Wingate University and then attended and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1966. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Idlewild A.R.P. Church. Mr. Parks' passion was entrepreneurial ventures, and for the past 17 years he was the business owner of Direct Health, Inc. Mr. Parks was devoted to his family and friends. He was a very kind and optimistic person and all who knew him loved him. He will be missed dearly. A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Parks will be held Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at 2 P.M. in the sanctuary of Glenwood A.R.P. Church, 5024 Freedom Drive in Charlotte. The family will greet friends immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Burial will be private. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that memorial contributions be directed to the charity of one's choice .

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2013
Ken Parks  

2012
Ed Chalmers  
Wayne Fogle
Bob Funderburk
John Larry Kiser  

2011
Marietta Branton (Ware)
Donnie Christenbury  
James Andy Martin  
Martha Shaver (Hinson)  

2010
Eleanor Phillips (Pettus)  

2007
Hubert Jack Booth  
Albert Lands

2005
Mayme Jo Parr (Tillman)  

2004
Barbara Case (Blythe)  
Dwaine A Godfrey  
Judy Ligon (Dingman)
Annelle Sherron (Hunter)

2003
James (Butch) Miller  
Patsy Mullis (Wingate)  

2001
Roger Evans
Rebecca Kaye Mitchell (Taylor)  
Joseph C Nicholson Jr

2000
Phil Edwards

1999
James B Beck  

1998
Roy Knight

1994
Sudie Porter (Devine)

1990
William Louis Daughtery  

1986
David Dysart

1980
Charles Beaty  
Linda Greenway (Schaffer)

1978
Eric F Cathey  

1976
Doris Ann Guyton (Adams)  

1971
George Richard Melton  

1966
Jimmy Helms

1962
Tommy Pendleton  

DECEASED YEAR UNKNOWN
Tommy Ramsey
E G Scott
Warren G Thompson
Patricia Kay Thornton (Wilson)

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