Carl Leonard Parton
Harriet, AR - Carl Leonard Parton, age 29 of Harriet, Arkansas passed from this life on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021. He was born in Fort Stewart, Georgia on December 30th, 1991 to John Parton and Kimberly Friend Parton.
Carl attended the Church of the Nazarene when he was able. He graduated from Topeka High School in Kansas. Carl worked at Wal-mart in Flippin, Arkansas. He formerly worked at Pace Industries in Harrison. He loved the Buffalo River and spent many happy hours there with friends. Carl was a people person and loved making people laugh. He had a big, giving heart and helping others brought him much joy. Spending time with his little cousin, Laken made his heart very happy. He loved his family and friends dearly.
Survivors include his dad, John W. Parton III of Harriet; his step-mother, "mom", Kim Parton of Harriet; his mother, Kimberly Ann Watson of Alberta, Canada; his step-father, Kevin Watson of Alberta, Canada; his brothers, John W. Parton IV (Jasmine) of Topeka, Kansas, Joshua Parton of Little Rock and Cory M. Parton (Chloe) of Great Falls, Montana; his grandmother, Darlene Parton of Topeka, Kansas; his aunt, Lori Johnson of Topeka, Kansas; his great aunt, Yvonne Hale (Rod) of Topeka, Kansas; grandparents, James and Geneva Friend of Idabel, Oklahoma; and many extended family living in Topeka and his many friends.
Carl is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, John W. Parton II; his grandparents, Floyd Leonard and Frances Coe; and aunt, Deanna Lynn Bush-Kuntz.
A private family service for Carl will be held at a later date.
Published by Topeka Capital-Journal from Jul. 28 to Jul. 29, 2021.