George Dale Parks

Sep 16, 2014

June 19, 1924 — May 10, 2007

NEW LONDON George Dale Parks, 82, of New London, died Thursday in Pleasant View, Va.

He was born June 19, 1924 in New London to the late George Henry and Florence Mae Parks. He was a lifelong resident of New London.

He served in the Navy during World War II. He had worked as a line inspector for the Rural Lorain County Water Authority of Lagrange from 1975 until he retired in 1990. He had also worked at the former Ohio Body of New London, and Bailey Implement of New London. He was a member of the New London American Legion Post 292, the New London Eagles Aerie No. 2869, the New London V.F.W No. 4654, the New London Masonic Floral Lodge 260. He was also a New London Volunteer Firefighter for many years.

He is survived by his daughters, Janis Marie Souter of Albuquerque, N.M., Tracy E. Stumpf of Monroe, Va. and Linda L. Bradley of Shelby; a son, Danny B. Ux of New London; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sally Ream of Crestline.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Sumner Parks and Bud Parks.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Burial will follow in Grove Street Cemetery, New London with military rites.