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Kenneth L. Parkinson, 68

March 17, 2009

OCT. 23, 1940-MARCH 16, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kenneth Lee "Kermit" Parkinson, 68, of Martinsburg, died Monday, March 16, 2009, at City Hospital.

Born Oct. 23, 1940, in Berkeley County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Mervel Parkinson and Ruth Pearrell Parkinson.

He retired from Royal Vendors.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Canby Parkinson; one daughter, Penny, of Hedgesville, W.Va.; three sons, Kenneth L. of Martinsburg, Robert of Kentucky and Terry of Tennessee; two stepsons, Lewis Canby of Indiana and Gary Canby of Martinsburg; one sister, Mary Parkinson Huff of Inwood, W.Va.; a number of grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, George Parkinson.

Services and burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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