Gary Glenn Parks died peacefully on Sunday, January 31st, 2021. Gary was the son of Roosevelt and Louise Parks and was born in Gastonia, NC. Gary graduated from Ashley High School in Gastonia and attended Pfeiffer College. His passion was automobile sales, an industry to which he dedicated his entire professional career. Gary built a loyal customer base through his dedication, hard work, and no-frills approach to car sales, starting at Piedmont Motors in Gastonia and ending with his retirement from Critz Buick GMC in Savannah, GA.
Gary was a member of the German Friendly Society and the Lutheran Church of the Ascension, where he sang in the choir and was a member of the handbell choir. He served on the worship committee, trained the acolytes and crucifers, and loved working with the youth at the church. Gary was an avid golfer, music lover, and enjoyed spending time out on the water.
Gary is survived by his wife, Page, their daughter and son-in-law Katie and Carter Mayville and their children; daughters, Allison, Melissa, and Kimberly and their families; his sister, Kathryn, and brother Lee; as well as other extended family members.
If you would like to make a memorial contribution in Gary’s name, a donation may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Ascension – Youth Fund online at www.ascensionsavannah.org or by check to the Lutheran Church of the Ascension, 120 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401.
- The Mayvilles
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My heart breaks for you. Love and miss you.
- Sandra Reddick , Bloomingdale , Ga
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Parks family.
- Jody and Emma Claire, Savannah, GA
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing...always enjoyed singing with him in choir..
- Brent Lowry, Savannah, GA
Dear Page, I’m so saddened to hear of your loss. I will be praying for you and Katie. Much love, Ginger
- Ginger McBride , Hendersonville , NC
Page, Buddy and I are so sorry to hear about Gary. We always remember him working in the yard or washing cars when you all lived across the street. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
- Buddy and Debbie Bacon, Statesboro , Ga
Please accept my most profound sympathy. Gary was quite the gentleman and a good friend. I will cherish my memories of many a friendly golf game with Gary. Hit ‘em straight Gary!
- Richard Osborne , Savannah , Georgia
THE MANSIONS FAMILY LOVES MR. & MRS PARKS
- tania tavera, lawrenceville, GA
- tania tavera, lawrenceville, GA
Dear Paige, Katie and family... I’m so very sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love and hugs Nita, Andy, and Steven and Hannah Eckert
- Nita Oetgen Martin , Tybee Island, GA
Dear Page and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Garys passing. May you be comforted with peace and love during this difficult time.
- Kathy Hoover, Savannah, Ga
Gary my friend, we shared the good and the bad but always were able to make the most of what the lord gave us, you are sorely missed by those of us that crossed you path.
- Alan Cribb, Tucker, Ga.
Page, Dimples and I were so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy to you, Katie, and all your family. Gary was an outstanding husband, father, and member of the Christian Church. We pray for God's comfort for you and all your family.
- Jack and Dimples Zipperer, Murfreesboro, Tennessee