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Mark Anthony Park

April 9, 1960 - July 27, 2020

Mark Anthony Park, Checotah resident, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020 in Muskogee, Oklahoma at the age of 60. He was born on Saturday, April 9, 1960 to Bob and Pat Robison Park in Wagoner, Oklahoma.

He attended Checotah Public Schools, graduating in 1978. Mark attended Connors State College for one year.

He married Donnita Visor in July 1982 and to this union three children were born. Mark went to work for Rural Electric Cooperative and then went to work surveying, which he did for over 20 years.

He liked to hunt and fish, but mainly loved to spend time with his grandchildren. They lovingly called him LaLa.

Mark was preceded in death by his father, Bob Park and his sister and brother-in-law, Pam and Mark Durrett.

He is lovingly survived by his daughter, Tara Park of Eufaula, his son Derek Park, his daughter, Lacey Park, and his mother, Pat Park all of Checotah; his grandchildren, Tierra Lane, Kash Lane, Kolton Park, Callen Park, Kalen Park, Markaya Breshears, J.J. Breshears, and Mia Koda Wright.

Mark is also survived by his ex-wife, Donnita Park; his nephew, Chase Durrett and his wife Tanya, and his niece, Skylar Davis and her husband Kyle as well as many, many family and friends.

Service celebrating the life of Mark was held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020 at First Free Will Baptist Family Life Center with Pastor D. Mark Shores officiating.

Interment followed in Greenlawn Cemetery under the personal direction of John Garrett. Jason Mc-Quay, Jimmy Cox, James Orr, George Park, Robert Park, and Jerry Farmer served as Casket Bearers.

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The family of Mark Anthony Park entrusted his care, services and burial to John & Kim Garrett and the dedicated staff of Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service 311 SW 2nd Checotah, Okla. 74426 (918) 473-2244.

McIntosh County Democrat

300-A S. Broadway
Checotah, OK 74426
(918) 473-2313