Marshall Parks


Mr. Marshall Broughton Parks, 54, of Melfa, passed away Monday, June 5, 2023, at his home.

Born March 15, 1969, in Nassawadox, he was the son of John L. “Jack” Parks Jr., of Melfa, and the late Roxanna Marshall Parks. A native of Parksley, he graduated from Arcadia High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Old Dominion University. Marshall was a land surveyor who owned and operated Accomack-Northampton Surveying and Mapping. He was known for his sharp wit, cryptic text language, and a heart that knew no bounds.

In addition to his father, survivors include his two brothers, John L. Parks III and wife, Lisa, of Accomac,  and David C. Parks and wife, Tina, of Baltimore; two aunts, Kay P. Trower and husband, Pres, of Eastville, and Pat M. Robinson and husband, Lenard, of Salisbury, Md.; a nephew, David C. Parks Jr., of Exmore; and several cousins, extended family members, and many good friends.

In addition to his mother, Marshall was predeceased by an aunt, Marylyne P. Beyer, formerly of Charlotte, N.C.; and two uncles, Randall D. “Randy” Parks, formerly of Eastville, and Dorsey E. Marshall Jr., formerly of Salisbury, Md.

A graveside service will be held at the Parksley Cemetery on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Bob Boyce officiating.

To remember Marshall, please help someone in need, be kind and helpful to others, and if desired, support your favorite charity in his memory.

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Arrangements are by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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