David Park, 71

D avid Park, 71

Granville, NY – David Leon Park passed away on April 5, 2011 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vermont.

Dave was born on July 1, 1939 in Wells, Vt., the son of Stuart and Laura (McClure) Park.

For many years Dave was employed in machine maintenance at J&L in Springfield, Vt.  He was also employed at Norton Sealants from where he retired. After his retirement he was the bar manager of the VFW bar. Parksie was an Air Force veteran and served in the Korean conflict. He was a life member of the Falvey Fringi VFW No. 1653 in Granville, and a former member of the American Legion in Granville and transferred membership to Kissimmee, Fla. where he spent winters.  Dave enjoyed fishing. He was a football fan, an avid Red Sox fan and also an auto racing enthusiast.

In addition to his parents, Dave was predeceased by his brother Theron “Tindy” Park and Tindy’s wife Elaine as well as his sister Nancy Kelly and his brother Jerry Park.  Survivors are his son Michael Park of Walpole, New Hampshire and his son David. Parksie also is survived by one grandson and eleven nieces and nephews. In particular he is survived by his nephew Jimmy with whom he shared a very special relationship. In his extended family, he also enjoyed time spent with his great niece and nephew, Jacob David and Chelsea.

A funeral service will be held at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville  on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Noon. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Following the funeral David will be cremated. His remains will be interred in Wells Cemetery with Military Honors at a date to be announced.

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