Obits: William ‘Buster’ Parks

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 24, 2014

William ‘Buster’ Parks

William Junior “Buster” Parks, 80, of Winston-Salem, died July 18, 2014. 

He was born June 26, 1934 in Iredell County to the late Sarah Falls Wilson, and the late Lono Boyd Parks. He was raised as well by Earlie Wilson. He was married to the late Winnie Lou Parks. For more than 30 years he worked at Celonese Company. 

Survivors: 3 children, Kay Dalton (Pete) Lewis of Winston-Salem; William Lono (Tammy) Parks of Statesville, Sonya Parks of Ft. Lauderdale Fla.; a sister, Catherine Wilson Allen of Statesville; a brother, Kenneth Parks of Washington, D.C.; 5 sisters-in-law, Beatrice Dalton, Joyce Dalton, Tina Dalton, Ruby Dalton, and Mary Dalton; 3 brothers-in-law, James Dalton, Alvis Gray “Peter” Dalton, Robert “Huck” Dalton; a special companion, Margret Ann White; 2 grandchildren, Courtney Aleise Henderson and Dominque Regus ,both of Fort Lauderdale; special friends, Phillip Turner, David Imes, George Holmes, Sonny Imes, Leroy Steele, Buddy Ackers, David Parks, Mack Dalton, Joe Rankins, and Bob Stephens; other family and friends.

His funeral service was to be Wednesday, July 23 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Harmony. The Rev. Konnie G. Robinson officiated and the Rev. Ardeal Roseboro delivered the eulogy. Visitation was to be 30 minutes before the service at the church. 

Memorials: Mt. Nebo Baptist, 605 W. Memorial Hwy., Harmony, 28634. 

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