The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

March 4, 2014

Local businessman passes

Barry Wayne Parks, 68, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday (March 1, 2014) in Harrison County.

He was born in Fairmont on June 10, 1945, a son of Edgar F. Parks of Fairmont and the late Lexie Jean (Pitman) Parks.

Barry was a well-known West Virginia businessman and co-owner of Parks, Foster and Morris CPA firm in Fairmont. He was a member of Trinity Assembly of God, where he served as treasurer; a member of the Fairmont Municipal Airport Board of Directors, where he served as treasurer; a member of the Pilot’s Association and a board member of Edgewater Arms Condo Association in Florida. He enjoyed playing golf, flying his airplane, and watching his grandchildren grow up and play sports.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Ellen Jane (Akers) Parks of Fairmont; one daughter, Lee Ann Vincent and her husband Joshua of Fairmont; and two grandchildren, Kylee Linger and Keaton Linger of Fairmont.

Also surviving are his sister, Paulette Morris and her husband Robert; three nieces, Erin Collins, Heidi Burgess and Kayla Morris; his mother-in-law, Clara Lee Akers of Enterprise; and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sherry and Bob Strait of Shinnston; Susan Russell of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Randall and Jeannie Akers of Enterprise; and James and Sandy Akers of Enterprise.

In keeping with the wishes of the deceased, his body will be cremated.

The family will receive friends at Trinity Assembly of God Church from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Assembly of God Church, 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont, at 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Ray Crabtree officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Trinity Assembly of God, Children’s Camp Fund, 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Patti Davis

    Patti Jean Davis, 77, of Vienna, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at her residence under the loving care of her family and Amedisys Hospice.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ron Mifflin

    Ron D. Mifflin, 82, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 31, 2014

  • David Boyce Sr.

    David “Dave” Duane Boyce Sr., 67, of Fairmont, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at his residence following a sudden illness, with family at his side.

    July 31, 2014

  • Nelouise Goush

    Nelouise Lunceford Goush, 95, of Fairmont, passed away early Wednesday morning (July 30, 2014) in the Arbors at Fairmont.

    July 31, 2014

  • OBIT- Pellerite.jpg Sam Pellerite

    Sam Pellerite, 93, of Zephyrhills, Florida (formerly of Village Way, Fairmont), passed away on Wednesday (June 25, 2014) in Simpsonville, South Carolina, where he had been living with his daughter during his battle with cancer. Sam was born on Nov. 13, 1920, in Fairmont, the son of the late Vincent and Maria (Galiano) Pellerite. He was the loving husband of the late Teresa Mae “Terry” (Cirillo) Pellerite.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sallie Hite

    Sallie Beatrice Hite, 85, of Fairmont, died Monday afternoon (July 28, 2014) at Beulahland Assisted Living in Grafton.

    July 30, 2014

  • OBIT- Jane.jpg Doris Ball

    Doris Jane Ball passed away on Monday (July 28, 2014) at the Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born on May 9, 1923, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late George T. and Doris Jane Kootz Meyers. Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Clark Ball, whom she married on Feb. 2, 1947.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT- Gray.jpg Carmela Gray

    Carmela Marie Gray, 98, of Fairmont, passed away at St. Barbara’s Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah.
    She was born April 28, 1916, daughter of the late Vincent and Maria Galiano Pellerite.
    Carmela retired from Westinghouse and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, also the Sharing and Caring group.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sallie Hite

    Sallie B. Hite, 85, of Fairmont, died Monday afternoon (July 28, 2014) at Beulahland Assisted Living in Grafton.

    July 29, 2014

  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    Charles Patrick “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, passed away Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads