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Hylton Richard Parkinson Sr.
Sunrise: May 9, 1932                        Sunset: October 20, 2016

The Parkinson family announces, with deep sadness and grief, the home going of their beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend, Mr.  Hylton Richard Parkinson Sr.  This sad event occurred on Thursday morning at 6:50am, October 20, 2016 at the Dekalb Medical Hospital, Atlanta, GA.  U.S.A.

Mr. Hylton Richard Parkinson Sr. was a God-fearing Christian, loving and devoted husband, supportive father, brother, uncle, grandfather, generous champion for disadvantaged children, tireless humanitarian and friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years of marriage, Johnnetta Leola Richardson-Parkinson; children and their spouses: Jerome and his wife Tonya, Hylton and his fiancée Reba Green, Elvira and her husband Greg Riles, Maisie and her husband Cacius Acolatse, Alvin and his wife Shawn; brothers: Joseph Parkinson Zuweh, Dr. George Parkinson Gonpu and Tyjan Parkinson; sisters: Ruth Parkinson Paye and Betty Parkinson; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives in the US, Liberia, and other parts of the World. He was predeceased by his parents Jerome Richard Parkinson I and Harriet Elizabeth Howard-Parkinson, son Grandville, daughter Laurie, brother John Alexander Tarr and, sisters Kathleen Parkinson-Bass and Jerusha Parkinson-Krai. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

Homegoing Arrangements

Viewing / Wake          
Friday November 11, 2016 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Floral Hills Funeral Home Chapel
3150 Lawrenceville Hwy
Tucker, GA 30084

Celebration of Life Service (funeral)
Saturday November 12, 2016 at 11:00 am
Lawrenceville Road United Methodist Church
3142 Lawrenceville Hwy
Tucker, GA 30084

Immediately following Celebration of Life Service
Floral Hills Memory Gardens
3000 Lawrenceville Hwy
Tucker, GA 30084


VISIT: www.FloralHillsFuneralHome

USA Contacts
    Jerome (son)           (478) 319-5539
    Hylton Jr (son)          (770) 837-6004
    Elvira (daughter)       (760) 470-1046
    Maisie (daughter)     (678) 683-4451
    Alvin (son)                (678) 777-3132
    Tyjan (brother)          (770) 912-1669
    George (brother)       (973) 432-3108

For tributes, please contact Jerome or Maisie above.

In lieu of flowers/wreaths, the family appreciates your kind donation made in his memory to his daughter, Maisie Parkinson (678-683-4451):
Direct Deposit
     Bank of America
     Savings Account# 334037799434
     Routing# 061000052 (paper & electronic) or 026009593 (wires)