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Daniel Parks

October 1, 1957 — September 25, 2022

Daniel Parks, 64, passed away on September 25, 2022, in Charlotte, NC.  Daniel Parks was born on October 1, 1957 in Peoria, IL, to Gil Parks and Marjorie Parks.

Daniel graduated from Peoria Central High School in 1975 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from Western Illinois in 1979. He started his career in the automobile business working as a porter for his father. He worked in many positions over the years leading to general manager. He had the opportunity with Vernon Krause to become a partner of Krause Auto Group starting in 1996.

Daniel married Katie Parks in Peoria, IL. The couple had 2 children, Steven and Timmy.

Daniel was best known for boating, golfing, and he enjoyed traveling the world.

Daniel is survived by Katie, and his two sons Steven and Timmy. One brother, David (Kim). Two sisters, Susan (Nel) and Janet. Nieces Beth (Chuck) Kovach, Sarah (Jeff) Dierker, Stephanie (Rhett) Graves, Samantha Bryden, Taylor and Callie. There are many great nieces and nephews.

Daniel is preceded in death by his father Gil Parks, and mother Marge Parks.

The service for Mr. Daniel Parks will be held on October 2nd, at 2pm at Lake Forest Church Huntersville.

A Livestream of the service will be viewable at

Memorial donations can be made in Daniel's name to Storyhill Church building fund

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