Effective 9 pm Saturday, March 21, 2020, New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy, had mandated by executive order #107 that all New Jersey residents shall remain home or in their place of residence unless they are obtaining essential goods or services from businesses or government agencies. All gatherings of individuals, such as funeral services, parties, celebrations, or other social events, are cancelled.
These restrictions will remain in effect until further notice from the state governor. Due to the current restrictions, there will not be a funeral service for Darrell Parks.
The family is grateful, and would like to extend their sincere thanks, for all the support and condolences from friends and the community in their time of mourning.
Darrell “Billy” Parks, 62, of Freehold, NJ transitioned from this earthly experience, to his heavenly home on April 23, 2020. He was born on November 27, 1957 in Neptune, NJ to Abraham Parks and Joanna Davis-Parks.
Darrell was educated in the Freehold Boro Public School System. He graduated from Freehold Regional High in 1974 and was a member of the high school wrestling team. He was also a member of Freehold Township’s first boys Drill Team.
Darrell enlisted in the United States Army Infantry Division in 1977. He was employed by Silverton Marines, and later Marlboro Psychiatric Hospital, Marlboro, NJ. Darrell was an avid fisherman and could also be found at the Collingswood Slot Car Races with his niece, Tradawn Parks. He was a fun-loving guy who loved to go out dancing.
He was predeceased by his father, Abraham Parks; sisters, Wanda Johnson and Christal Parks; two brothers, Terrance and Barrett Parks; and nephew, Darryl Johnson. Darrell is survived by his son, Tyrone Brown; three grandchildren, Jaylen, Savannah, and Lianna; loving mother, Joanna Davis-Parks; two sisters, Lisa Parks, and Trena Parks-Bradley (Michael); two nieces, Tradawn Parks, and Davia Echols-Dicupe; one great-niece, Temira White; two great-nephews, Cameron Height Jr., and Edward Bracey III; and a host of relatives and friends.
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