DEXTER - LeRoy Parkinson, 74, formerly of Essex, died Nov. 16, 2001, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born Oct. 26, 1927, in Essex, son of the late Thomas and Bernice Johnson Parkinson, he was a retired carpenter and a former resident of St. Louis and California.
Survivors include: one son, Dennis Parkinson of Redding, Calif.; four daughters, Clara Parkinson of Dexter, Marlene O'Quinn of Oregon and Lois Hunt and Carol Ross of Redding; two brothers, Arthur Parkinson of St. Louis and Mel Johnson of Michigan; one sister, Clara Litzler of Dexter; and 18 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
No visitation or services are scheduled.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.