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Charles W. Parks

It is with regret that we announce the death of Charles W. Parks, age 63, of Sparta, TN, formerly of the Champ community in Lincoln County. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 13, 2021, at 11:00 am at Higgins Funeral Home with Hank Crimm officiating. Burial will follow in Kelso Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Sunday, December 12, 2021, from 5pm to 8pm at Higgins Funeral Home.

Charles was born September 23, 1958, in Lincoln County, TN to the late Margie Bennett Culbreath and Charles Rufus Parks who survives. He was a retired cattle farmer. Charles passed away December 9, 2021, at Standing Stone Care and Rehab in Monterey, TN.

Along with his father, survivors include his daughter Ashley (Wade) Matthew of Sparta; brothers, Brian (Mary) Parks of Huntsville, AL, Scott (Jennifer) Parks of Parks City, and Michael (Michelle) Culbreath of Huntsville; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sarah Parks, and grandson, Augustus Matthew.

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#1 Comment By Judy Kite McLeod On December 11, 2021 @ 2:28 am

Sam. Charles, Chuck, Charlie
Whatever you knew him by _
He was bigger than life with a heart and personality to match!
Rest easy, Cuz

#2 Comment By Kim Halcomb Cowart On December 12, 2021 @ 9:14 am

Ashley, Mike & family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Cuz was one of a kind that was loved by so many that knew him. May God provide comfort during this sad time.

#3 Comment By Beverly Roberts On December 12, 2021 @ 12:24 pm

I loved Sam he would give you the last penny he had and he did when my dad had a really bad car reck and and was air lifted to Nashville I’ll never forget that ! Prayers for his family and friends He was one of a kind🥲

#4 Comment By Linda Thompson On December 12, 2021 @ 3:05 pm

Do not believe anyone had a heart bigger than Charlie. He was always ready to do all he could for anyone at anytime.

To Ashley, I am so sorry to hear of his passing. Thank you for all you did for him.

#5 Comment By Lisa Corder On December 12, 2021 @ 4:34 pm

Charlie and Dale were good friends- I remember Macey being around 2-3 years old and Charlie would always show her the Peace sign and say “peace out”. Whenever you would ask Macey what does Charlie say? She would show you the “peace sign ✌🏻. Was sweet.
Peace out Charlie
Ashley prayers for you and your family ❤️

#6 Comment By Nancy Bryant Draper On December 12, 2021 @ 8:21 pm

Charles was a sweet kind soul, generous and fun-loving. Margie and I were first cousins, I loved her and her family dearly. Sending love and prayers to all.

#7 Comment By Rev. Fonda Blair On December 17, 2021 @ 9:24 pm

Charles, I know you are happy to be re-united with Sarah Parks, your granddaughter. God bless your beloved family left behind.