The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


March 5, 2011

Royal V. Parkhurst

Services for Royal Victor Parkhurst, 70, of Palestine will be in Eagleville, Missouri, later in the week.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home.

Mr. Parkhurst passed away Friday, March 4, 2011 at Palestine Regional Medical Center.                     

He was loved by many and enjoyed family, friends, and their dog Trixie. He also loved working on his farm and his collection of tractors.

Mr. Parkhurst was preceded in death by his parents, Elza and Dorothy Parkhurst; brothers, Donald and Cecil Parkhurst; and grandson, Roger Darryl.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Donna; daughters, Patricia Welch and friend Ken of Neches, Leanna Gilpatrick and friend Max of Ridgeway, Mo., Cheryl Mossburg and friend James of Eagleville, Mo.; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and an extended family.


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