Leo D. Parks

PARKS, Leo D., 90, of Follansbee, WV formerly of Weirton, WV, passed away Wednesday March 27, 2013, at the Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH.

He was born Oct. 26, 1922, in Colliers, WV, the son of the late Leo C. Parks and Mildred Stephens Parks Trudo.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Latiano Parks; son, Ray S. Parks; sister, Edith Smythe.

Leo was a veteran of the U.S. Army, WW II, stationed in Alaska. He was also a graduate of Toronto High School, Toronto, OH. Leo retired as the foreman of the HCL plant in the Strip Steel dept./pickler, of Weirton Steel Corp.

Surviving are his daughter, Milly Mercer of Follansbee, WV; son, Leo D. Parks III (Carol Rae) of Pittsburgh, PA; son-in-law, Charles Mercer of New Cumberland, WV; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., Weirton, WV. www.steelandwolfe.com.