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Steve Parks

November 30, 1969 ~ May 8, 2022 (age 52)


Stephen Christopher “Steve” Parks, 52, of Tangier Island, VA, lost his battle with addiction on Sunday, May 8, 2022 in Crisfield, MD. Born November 30, 1969 in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Rose Lee Parks.

Steve was raised in Delaware and graduated from Glasgow High School in Bear, DE. As a child, he spent summers with his family on Tangier, and ultimately returned to live in the place he called home. Steve loved music and attended countless concerts throughout his life. He enjoyed cooking and always saw the beauty in old cars. He worked as a ceramic tile setter and was talented and passionate about his craft.

In addition to his mother, Steve was predeceased by his grandparents, Owen Ashton Parks, Sr. and Isabell Lee Thorne Parks; and uncles, David, Jeffrey and Hugh Parks.

He is survived by his children, Jessica Paige Parks of Stafford, VA, Jacob Parks and his wife, Katelyn, of Honeywell, PA, and Jackson Parks of Tangier; grandchildren, Kingsley, Kyleigh and Madeline Parks; uncle, Owen Ashton Parks, Jr., aunt, Marie Parks; cousins, Carli, Michael, Jamie, Paul and Carey; his companion, and mother of his youngest son, Carolee Pruitt; as well as many extended family members and friends.

A service in remembrance and celebration of Steve’s life will be held at Williams-Onancock Funeral Home on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider assisting the family with funeral expenses, payable to Williams Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Parksley, VA 23421.

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Arrangements by the Williams Funeral Homes, Onancock, VA and Parksley, VA.

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Celebration of Life
June 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Williams-Onancock Funeral Home
94 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417


Williams Funeral Home
P.O. Box 1, Parksley VA 23421
Tel: 1-757-665-5153

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