ROSE HILL - Parks, Charles A. Sr., age 80, retired pressman for Printing Inc. and self-employed Bud's Electronics, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Charlie served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Mildred Parks; daughter, Catherine Corfman; sister, Nancy Schell. Survivors include: his wife of 37 years, June; sons, Richard (Barbara) and Charles A. Jr. (Linda); sister, Judith (Jack) Lembke; 5 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and his beloved dogs. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday, August 11, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Wichita. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lifeline Animal Placement & Protection, 310 W. 45th North, Wichita, KS 67204 and Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Hillside Funeral Home East.
Published in The Wichita Eagle on Aug. 10, 2014