David Parks, 75, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at his home.
He was born on Oct. 17, 1945, in Bloomington, the son of Walter and Mary Ada Pope Parks.
He married Linda Frick on March 16, 1968.
Mr. Parks was a devoted Christian who loved his church. He was the epitome of a family man through and through. He loved vacationing with his family and his grandchildren dearly. He had a passion for the game of golf.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; children Maria (Jamie) Bridgeman, John David Parks and Rebekah (Allen) Plott; nine grandchildren, Erikah Parks, Curtis Plott, Emily Parks, Amanda Plott, Clayton Bridgeman, Esten Parks, Timothy Plott, Evan Parks and Daniel Plott; brothers Floyd (Carole) Parks and Darryl Parks; a sister, Diane Ward; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Parks was preceded in death by his parents and by a daughter-in-law, Christy Parks.
Funeral services for David Parks were at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the Harvest Church of Southern Illinois in Anna, where he was an elder. The Rev. Tony Foeller officiated. Interment followed in Jonesboro Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Harvest Church Mission Fund or to the youth golf program at the Union County Country Club in Anna.
Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.
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