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Edgar Lee Parkinson of Newark, January 2, 1930 – September 8, 2018

Edgar Lee Parkinson, 88, of Newark, died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at his home. He was born January 2, 1930 in Knox County to the late Silas and Hazel (Irwin) Parkinson.

Edgar was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War. He retired from Owens Corning after more than 35 years of service.

He is survived by his grandson, Ken Parkinson of Marysville; four brothers, Roger, Wendell, Tom (Nancy), and Donald Parkinson; and one sister, Elizabeth Hunt.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Jean; son, Rick L. Parkinson; three sisters, Kate Hack, Evelyn Parkinson, and Martha Hoskinson; and two brothers, Jim and Dave Parkinson.

A graveside service will be Wednesday at 11:00 AM in Rocky Fork Cemetery.

To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com