|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1913|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1973|
He was my Uncle John's father.
He was the son of Charles Douglas "Duffy" Parkhurst Sr. and Agnes Delorey.
His first wife was Verna Steele, the daughter of Harry (yellow bird) Steele & Jennie Carlow. They divorced and he went on to marry my Aunt Alice N. Lee Parkhurst Stomley in November 1941 in Rushville Nebraska.
He was father to three children: Constance Marie Parkhurst Anderson, John Parkhurst (linked above), & Beverly June Parkhurst Monday.
He was an Oneida Indian with his roots in Red Lake MN. and the Oneida Reservation WI.
Family lore says he fell off of a barstool dead one night while out at a bar he frequented.
His Obituary is as follows:
21 August 1973, Charles Parkhurst Funeral Thursday
Charles Parkhurst, a resident of Beaverhead County since 1950, died Sunday evening at Barrett Hospital following a short illness. He was 60 years of age at the time of death.
Mr Parkhurst was born March 24, 1913 at Fort Mojave, Ariz.
A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Post No. 20 and was employed on area ranches during his residence in the state.
Survivors include two daughters and a son who live outside Montana.
Graveside services will be held Thursday morning at the Mountain View Cemetery under direction of the American Legion Post No. 20.
Charles Douglas Parkhurst (1873 - 1952)
Alice N. Lee Stomley (1918 - 1979)
Verna Carol Steele Flynn Gannon (1920 - 2001)*
John Lee Parkhurst (1944 - 1994)*
AS US Navy WWII
Note: Dillon Tribune, 21 Aug 1973 page 2443
Mountain View Cemetery
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