‘Bill’ Edward William Parks, 78, of Woodland passed away September 4, 2017 in Woodland. Bill was born June 22, 1939 in Arcata, CA to Edward and Ellsie Parks.
He was a resident of Woodland for 45 years, and a member of the National Guard. Bill was a truck driver for over 30 years, retiring in 2014. He was a life member of the NRA, a family man, enjoyed fishing and collecting eagle and flag decor.
Bill and Linda Blaine Parks were married in 1959 in Arcata, CA. She survives him at home. Also surviving are three sons, John Hammond of CA, Lyle (Laura) Parks of WA, and Blaine Parks of WA; cousin Bob Gibbons of WA; grandson Kevin Parks of WA; two granddaughters, Christa Parks in OR and Marie Hammond in CA; and great grandkids, Xavier, Ana Vey and Kelly in CA.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, David Parks.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the VFW Hall, 434 Davidson Ave, Woodland.