Leslie Samuel “Sammy” Parks, 84, died Thursday, June 23, 2011.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2011 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Roger Cope will be presiding.
Sammy was preceded in death by his parents, Leslie Rogers Parks and Caddie Overton Parks; and his sister, Doris Parks Gougan.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Elkins Parks; daughter, Lesley P. Faithful and husband Ron of Scotland Neck; son, Tony Parks and wife Amy of Oxford; sister, Edna P. Coggins of Weldon; brothers, Alton Parks and wife Joann of Battleboro, Lloyd Parks and wife Dahlia of Wadesboro, and Wilbard Parks of Greenville, SC; and five grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Scotland Neck United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 401, Scotland Neck, NC 27874, Down East Animal Refuge, P.O. Drawer 40, Scotland Neck, NC 27874, or Hospice and Palliative Care of Nash General Hospital, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.