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Dr William Favre Park

Dr William Favre Park

Birth
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 12 Jul 2015 (aged 94)
Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
Burial Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 149682886 · View Source
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Dr. William Favre Park, 94, passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2015, in Virginia Beach, VA. He was born September 11, 1920 in Alexandria, Louisiana. Dr. Park graduated from Worcester Academy in Worcester, Mass. in 1939. He attended Pre-Med at the University of Maryland and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. Dr. Park graduated from Maryland School of Medicine in 1946. He interned in the Navy and served his Residency in Ophthalmology at the Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. During his naval career, he served as a Flight Surgeon at numerous air stations and hospitals and aboard aircraft carriers and submarines.

After 20 years in the Navy as a Commander, he retired to Wheeling, WV in 1963. He practiced Ophthalmology at the Wheeling Clinic for 27 years. He was a fellow of the American Ophthalmology Associates, Fellow of American College of Surgeons, a member of Hopkins Residency Associates, a member of American Medical Associates, West Virginia Medical Associates, and Ohio County Medical Associates.

Dr. Park was a Past President of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates. He was a Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Wheeling, WV.

Dr. Park is survived by three children, William H. Park and his wife Jane of Virginia Beach, VA, Susan Shillinglaw and her husband David of Cary, NC, and Sara Baird and her husband Robert of Cary, NC; two step children, Charles William Yahrling and his wife Judy of Newcomerstown, OH, and Donald Yahrling of Wheeling, WV; eight grandchildren, BJ, Michael, Sara, and Meredith Shillinglaw of Cary, NC, Eric Murphy of Cary, NC, Justin Park of Baltimore, MD, and Casey Yahrling and Sean Yahrling both of Spokane, WA; and two step granddaughters, Leah Schwager and Carli Warden. Dr. Park was preceded in death by his late wife, Helen Eskey Park and sister, Marion Carlton.
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  • Created by: San
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149682886
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William Favre Park (11 Sep 1920–12 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149682886, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by San (contributor 47126670) .