Stanley G. Parks, III, 80, a lifelong resident of Carroll County, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at home. Born May 17, 1939 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Stanley G. Parks, Jr. and Lillian Marie Edmondson Parks. He is predeceased by his loving wife of 57 years, Martha S. Parks.
Stanley graduated from Westminster High School in 1958. After finishing high school, he married his high school sweetheart in 1959. They lived and raised their family in Westminster, MD. He worked for Giant Food for 28 years before retiring. After retirement, he provided security at Carroll Hospital Center for 9 years - he loved to help everyone around him. He enjoyed trips to the casino with his family and loved finding hidden treasures at yard sales. He was also an avid fisherman with a special sense of humor.
He is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Amy Parks Tracey and husband Tom and Brenda Parks Middleton and husband John all of Westminster; brothers Albert Norman Parks of Westminster, Charles Ray Frock of Finksburg, and sister Susan Denise Frock of Pennsylvania; grandchildren Alice and husband Matthew, John and fiancee Stacy, Erin and husband Clarence "Tripp", Emily, Sarah, and Nicholas; and 3 great-grandchildren James, Josie, and Kade.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 10:30-12:30 at the Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster. Funeral services will be held directly following the viewing with Rev. Kristin Dubsky officiating. Interment will follow in Meadow Branch Cemetery.
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