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Carter Parks

December 25, 1953 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 67)


Carter B. Parks, Jr., 67, husband of Karla Nelson Parks and a resident of Parksley, VA, passed away at his home on Friday, October 29, 2021.

Born December 25, 1953, he was the son of the late Carter “Braxton” Parks, Sr. and Mary “Elizabeth” Hart Parks.  Carter received his master’s degree from George Washington University, and was a longtime educator in several entities and capacities.  He was a loving husband and father and will be greatly missed by his wife, children, and community.  Carter was a sports enthusiast, enjoyed reading, and treasured spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his daughter Anne “Annie” Elizabeth Parks and her boyfriend Robert Marshall; his son John Carter Parks and his wife Lisa; a grandson Andrew Colona; and best friends, Allen Thornton and Buddy West.

A celebration of Carter’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Eastern Shore S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 164, Onley, VA  23418 or to the Parksley Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 14, Parksley, VA  23421.

Memory tributes may be shared with his family at

Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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Eastern Shore S.P.C.A.
P.O. Box 164, Onley VA 23418

Parksley Volunteer Fire Company
P.O. Box 14, Parksley VA 23421
Tel: 1-757-665-6977

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