Charles R. Parker

May 06, 1947 ‒ December 18, 2019

Mount Gilead, Ohio
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Charles R. Parker, age 72, of Mount Gilead and formerly of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at the Woodside Village Nursing Home.

He was born on May 6, 1947 in Mount Vernon.  Charles was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his sister Carla Jenkins of California and good friend Ken McCandles.

In keeping with Charles’ wishes, there will be no calling hours.  There will be a graveside service on Friday, December 20, 2019 in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Bill Barton officiating.

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  • Carla I am so sorry you didn’t get to day good bye. But Rick knew how much you loved and cared for him. He will be missed by our family. He went through so much pain and suffering in his life he is now at peace. He and the family are rejoice in his new life with Christ. Glad you are here. I miss you.

  • Carla,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. Sending up prayers of comfort for you!

    Lisa (Shock) Tharp