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

He was born 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, Dec. 20, 2019 in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Bill Barton officiating.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Charles R. Parker.


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