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Paul E Parkison

Birth Date: May 17, 1955
Death Date: July 12, 2017

Paul E. Parkison, 62, of Decatur, passed away July 12, 2017, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, with his family by his side.
Paul was born May 17, 1955, in Decatur, to Joseph Marion and Mary Elizabeth (Deckard) Parkison. He was a 1973 graduate of MacArthur High School in Decatur. He was a union laborer and worked for Burdick Plumbing and Heating Company, before his retirement. Paul was an avid Chicago Bears fan and enjoyed restoring Ford trucks.
He is survived by his partner, Judy Parkison; two brothers, Glen (Ronda) Parkison and Dale Parkison; one sister, Connie Wicklund; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Paul Parkison will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Graceland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to DMH Hospice.
The family of Paul E. Parkison is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Graveside Service
July 15, 2017
10:30 am
Graceland Cemetery
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. We are deeply saddened to hear of uncle Paul's passing. Mom (Connie) is heartbroken to lose one of her brothers. We send our love and thoughts to you all and please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God ease your pain and may his angels wrap their wings of comfort around us all. Love you all. Anita Coleman

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