William Duane Parks

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    - Rachel Panuska
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    - Julie Martino
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William Duane Parks, age 61, of Westminster, MD, passed away Saturday December 10, 2016 at Dove House in Westminster. Mr. Parks was born on February 14, 1955 in Baltimore to the late Clarence C. Parks and the late Evelyn D. Parks (nee Manger) of Randallstown. Bill, as he was known to family and friends, graduated from Randallstown Senior High School in 1973. He would later further his education at Catonsville Community College. Mr. Parks was also an excellent athlete, lettering in baseball, basketball, and soccer. He received both County and State recognition for his efforts. Bill grew up working in the family business, Tangier Crab House, in Randallstown, eventually creating his own Parks Landing Restaurant, a successful part of the Westminster business community for over 20 years. Mr. Parks received various honors within the business community as well as numerous awards for helping civic, humanitarian, and youth sports organizations. Bill is survived by his loving wife Sandra A. Parks (nee Russell), daughter Sheryl Lynn Chalk and husband Scott E. Chalk of Hanover, PA, and granddaughter Tori J. Wetherington of Hanover, PA. In addition, Mr. Parks is survived by his sister Jane G. Mannel and husband Robert of Church Hill, TN, brother Andrew C. Parks and his wife Patricia of Centreville, MD, and brother Edward W. Parks of Frederick, MD. A memorial service will be conducted on Thursday, December 15, 2016, from 6 until 8 pm at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA, 1212 West Old Liberty Road in Winfield, MD. Family and friends are invited to gather to remember Bill. A short service will follow. Interment at Lake View Memorial Park will be private. Those desiring may make contributions to The and/or Carroll Hospice, Inc., Dove House at 292 Stoner Avenue in Westminster, MD 21157. Arrangements made by: Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA, online condolences to www.burrier-queen.com

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Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 12, 2016
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