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Mark Leslie Parkinson
Dec 23, 1956 - Mar 25, 2022

Mark was a beloved husband of 28 years to Dianne. 

He was a wonderful father to Cole and Cole’s wife, Mallory, and a loving grandfather to Casey.

Cole was the light of Mark’s life and he was so proud of the man Cole had become.

Mark graduated from Turlock High School where he was an outstanding pitcher and hitter. 

After his years working at Tri Valley Growers he found joy in his last job as a campus supervisor at Cesar Chavez Jr. High School in Ceres. He loved interacting with the students there. 

He filled his life with many interests, including fishing, camping, and anything sports, but most importantly the time spent with Dianne, Cole, Mallory and Casey.

He also spent many happy holidays with Dianne’s family—they loved his sense of humor and bear hugs.

Mark is also survived by his beloved sister Shari (Peggy), and brothers Larry (Marlene) and Dale. He is predeceased by his parents Wayne and Lesley, and his brother Gary. 

A celebration of Mark’s life will be held on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Pedretti Park, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Mark will be dearly missed.