Devon James Parkinson Sr., age 57, of Wisconsin Rapids, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 12, 2021 at his residence.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. A time of visitation for relatives and friends will be from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Devon was born November 13, 1963 in Wisconsin Rapids to Marvin and Estella (Rivers) Parkinson.
He worked as a truck driver for Bassuener Trucking and Excavating and later for Haessley and Haessley.
Devon was an avid NASCAR racing fan. He enjoyed fishing, shooting darts and playing pool. He loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and treasured time spent with his grandchildren.
Devon is survived by his children: Devon James Parkinson Jr. (Sarah Popp), Dana Parkinson (Derick Goltry), and Ashley Parkinson; grandchildren: Mackenzie, Colin, Brendyn, Alexia, Gabriel, Ayden, Elizabeth, Blake, and Amari; brothers: Darrell (Barbie) Parkinson and Bob (Joan) Parkinson; sisters: Wendy Williams Smith (Troy) and Penny Williams; nieces and nephews: Darrell Jr. (Marissa), Amy, Jessica, Nick, Mitch, and Heather; and great nieces and nephews: Estella, Kaden, Brody and Gavin. He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one sister.
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