William A. Parks, age 87 of Clermont, Florida passed away on Monday ,March 14th, 2011. William was born in Dublin, Virginia, the son of the late Rebecca Ellen (Duncan) and Jonas Wesley Parks. He served two tours of duty, in the U.S. Navy during World War II and also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. After the war he was employed as a welder/machinist. After retiring, he moved to Central Florida from Miami in 2004 and was a member of the VFW. He is preceded in death by son, William Anthony Parks (1965) and his wife, Enriqueta Parks (1975). William leaves to cherish his memory, two daughters Wilhelmina Antoinette Rodriguez of Celebration, Linda Carol Ruiz of Miami; 8 grandchildren, Joseph Anthony Parks, Delilah Linda Ruiz, Ricardo Ezekiel Ruiz, Kasey Lee Dhanji, Rodney Henry Rodriguez, Venus Tara Rodriguez, Season Noel Rutecki, Tia Tennille Fueter; 11 great-grandchildren, Tonita Queta Parks, Nathaniel Anton Parks, Carly Parks, Victor Ivan Jouve, Summer Lynne Alvarez, Megan Page Ruiz, Justin Fate Rodney Ruiz, Elizabeth Kristen Rodriguez, Tristan Justice Rodriguez, Jordan Christopher Rutecki, Milan Elena Rutecki; and one great-great-grandchild, Nayriella Jouve.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.