Obituary of Leonard J. Parkinson
Leonard J. Parkinson, 55, of Walton passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at home, surrounded by his family.
Leonard was born on December 12, 1962 the son of Robert L. and Beverly (Palmer) Parkinson Sr.. On August 18, 1985 he married the former Lynn Benincasa in Malone, NY.
Leonard was a self-employed building contractor for many years in Walton. He enjoyed fishing, working, playing with his grandchildren, and going on cruises.
Leonard was always on the go, he couldn’t sit still. He was a jokester and always liked to keep everyone laughing.
Leonard is survived by his loving family, his wife, Lynn, children, April (Chaz) Epps of Walton, NY; Lenny (Sarah) Nash, Valley Cottage, NY; Candice Parkinson, Goshen, NY; Jeremy (Natasha Breen) Parkinson, Otego, NY; step children, Elaine (Scott) Perri, Washingtonville, NY; Jimmy Otte, FL; Richard Otte, Walton; grandchildren, Keygan, Tyler, Derek, Bella, Jake, Jamie, Jessica, Rachael, Savanah, Evan, Amber, brothers, Bobby Parkinson, Jr., Rochester; John and Joan Parkinson, Buckeye, AZ ;Leon and Laura Parkinson, Middletown, NY; Leland and Lisa Parkinson, Newburgh; sister, Ruth and Dudley Boycott, Walton; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Beverly, and a stepson, Tony Otte.
Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 1 to 3 PM at the Courtney Funeral Home, Walton where services will be held at 3PM with Ray Bartlett, Lay leader, officiating. The family will also be present from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday evening.
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 13 Beech Street, Johnson City, New York 13790 or the First Baptist Church, 59 Townsend Street, Walton, New York 13856.