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1935 George 2022

George William Parketon

June 8, 1935 — March 3, 2022


George “Bill” Parketon, 86, of Salem passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at his residence.

He was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed playing Santa Clause over the last several years. He was a member of St. Williams Catholic Church in Marion. He enjoyed watching sports and reading. He was a huge Chicago Cubs fan.

Surviving is his four children, Jeannette Parker, William Parketon, Daniel Parketon, and Janet Sowash; one sister, Mary Lou Madrigal; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loren and Laura Parketon; two children, Tony Parketon and Darlene Voyles; and former spouse, Sandra Kimsey

Memorial services will be at 1:00pm on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Lindsey Funeral Home.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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