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A funeral for Bertrand Henry Parkes Jr. of Williamsburg was held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point. He died May 15, 2012.

Mr. Parkes worked for the U.S. government for 27 years, retiring in 1992. His assignments included Panama, Germany, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and Forts Monroe and Eustis in Virginia. His penultimate assignment was as the Director of the U.S. Army’s Computer School in Munich, Germany from 1986-1991.

He established his own company after retirement, Enfield Enterprises, and was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bertrand Henry Sr., and Kathleen Jenkins "Miss Kitty" Parkes.

Survivors include two daughters; three brothers, including Ralph L. Parkes of Ware Neck, and Albert George Parkes of Gloucester, and five grandchildren.

The service was conducted by the Rev. Arthur L. Wolz Jr. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point, was in charge.