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David O. Parks Sr.

David O. Parks Sr. David O. Parks Sr.

David Oneal Parks Sr., age 74, Palmyra, Ind., passed away Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at his home.

David was born Aug. 27, 1947, at New Albany, Ind., to the late Irving and Dorothy Grimes Parks.

David was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from General Electric, Louisville, Ky.

He was preceded in death by a son, George (Gus) Heald; two brothers; and a sister.

Surviving are his wife, Janice M. Castleberry Parks; sons, David O. Parks Jr. (Jodi) of Trinity, Texas, and Michael C. Parks (Katrina) of New Boston, Mich.; daughters, Judy Sieg (Daniel) of Corydon, Ind., Melissa Maxey (Kevin L.) of Salem, Ind., and Valeri Lockard (Brian) of Borden, Ind.; sister, Cheryl Ann Roby of Louisville; 18 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Highway 64 NW, Ramsey, Ind., with cremation to follow.

Visitation will be from 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.