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Obituary for Quinton Thurman Parks Sr.

Quinton Thurman Parks Sr., 55, passed away Thursday, December 20th, 2018. He was born May 11th, 1963 in Easton, Pennsylvania, son of Johnnie and Sylvia (Wright) Parks. Quinton was an accomplished artist and was the founder and owner of Uprising Art and he took a lot of pride in his artwork. Quinton served in the United States Air Force, In addition to his parents, Quinton is survived by his wife, Muriel Parks; his five sons, Anthony Parks, Quinton Parks Jr, Quante Parks, Lequan Parks and Quay Parks; five grandchildren, Avery Parks, Kingston Bruin, Anthony Parks Jr., Bri’elle Parks and Quaylon Parks; three sisters, Michelle Parks-Robinson, Vernadine Parks and Carolyn Stonewall; two brothers, Phillip Parks and Christopher. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ayanna Elizabeth Parks; and brother, John Douglas Parks. There will be a memorial service held at a later date to honor Quinton’s memory and legacy.Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland, 20852 or online at