Alfred Norwood Parks Jr.


Mr. Alfred Norwood Parks Jr., 86, husband of Joanne Parks and the late Jeanne Plant Parks and a resident of Harborton, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Harborton, he was the son of the late Alfred Norwood Parks Sr. and the late Minnie Louise Harrison Parks. He was retired from the United States Coast Guard and harbor master of Harborton. He was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church, the United Methodist Mens Club, and the Fleet Reserve Association.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by his daughter, Maureen G. Graw, and her husband, Kenneth, of Harborton; sister, Vivian P. Justice, of Exmore; two grandsons, Kenneth Michael “MJ” Graw and his wife, Alyssa, of Colorado, and Kenya Capers, of Texas; and two great-grandchildren, Isla and Owen. In addition to his parents and first wife, he was predeceased by his son, Keith Parks, and sister, Doris May Parks.

A graveside service was conducted Friday, July 3, 2020, at Onancock Cemetery with Pastors Mike Muender and Kendra Powell officiating.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.
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