John Thomas Parks © Enid News and Eagle 05-21-2018 Submitted by: Glenn
John Thomas Parks was born July 6, 1951 to Richard Gregory and Effa Wayman Parks, in Enid Oklahoma. He entered his eternal heavenly home on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
John graduated from Jet/Nash high school in 1970 and then went on to serve in the United States Air force for 4 years at Cannon AFB in Clovis, New Mexico. He resided there for 30 years before moving back to Nash, OK where he enjoyed working the land and cattle with his brother, Elam. For 25 years, he enjoyed his yearly motorcycle trips to Colorado with his brothers, nephews, and friends, but his greatest passion was his family. He always showed up for his family. He was a devoted and caring father, a loving Papa, a great baby brother, and knew no stranger. He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Wayne Parks (Helen); sister, Joan Humphrey (Delmer), and his grandson, Vince Cruze Garcia.
John is survived by daughters, Alisa Ross (Jeff) and Jennifer Garcia (Robert); grandchildren, Coleton Parks, Jovi Garcia, McKayla (Tyler) Carlson; Jaylon and Jaret Ross, Great Grandchildren Zayne and Blake Carlson; Brothers Elam, Brent, Hal, Rick, Bob (Linda) Parks, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.
Memorials may be made to LifeShare of Oklahoma or Nash Christian Church.
Memorial services will take place at Nash Christian Church, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. officiated by Pastor Boone Baker.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home Pond Creek, Oklahoma.
Burial at a later date.
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