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Robert George Parkinson Sr.

February 22, 1927 ~ December 27, 2020 (age 93)


Robert George Parkinson, 93, of Mount Vernon, died Sunday, December 27, 2020, at Knox Community Hospital, in Mount Vernon.

Robert was born February 22, 1927, in Licking County, Ohio to Joseph and Audra {Raver} Parkinson.

After serving in the United States Coast Guard, Robert graduated from college.

He married Karon Ann Conkling on July 14, 1981. 

Robert worked for the airline industry for over twenty years.  He worked for Trans World Airlines, American Airlines, and AAA. He enjoyed playing slot machines, travel, and loved home-cooked meals.  

Robert will be deeply missed by his wife Karon; children Diana Lynn (Kevin) Adkins, and Robert George (Karen) Parkinson Jr.; three grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren

Robert was preceded in death by his daughter Susan, his parents, and his siblings.  

Services and burial will be private at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation P.O. Box 16810, Columbus, Ohio 43216.

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Private Burial

Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens
18260 Coschocton Ave.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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