Mr. Bobby Parks, age 84, of Hoschton died July 23, 2014. A native and lifelong resident of Barrow County, he was a son of the late Howell and Lois Mauldin Parks. He was preceded by a sister, Geraldine Berryman. Mr. Parks was a member of Auburn Masonic Lodge No. 230 F. & A.M. and Sharon Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon. He was employed for 32 years at E.V. Camp Steel Works, Decatur, Ga., and 18 years with Ninth District Opportunity, Gainesville, Ga., as weatherization director. Upon his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending time with his family.
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Surviving are wife, Helen Thompson Parks; children, Kay (David) Laws and Darryl (Anita) Parks, all of Hoschton; grandchildren, Carly Melin, Hillary Beaulieu, Dustin (Jessica) Parks and Hannah Parks; great-grandchildren, Jonah Melin, Huck Melin, Eli Melin, Benaiah Melin and Fox Beaulieu; brother, Jarrell Parks of Auburn.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Melin and the Rev. Bobby Brown officiating.
Interment will be in Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Le Gibson officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to Sharon Baptist Church, 1059 Dee Kennedy Road, Auburn, GA 30680, or the
Carter Funeral Home of Winder is in charge of arrangements where online condolences may be expressed at www.carterfhwinder.com
Carter Funeral Home
265 Highway 211 NW Winder, GA 30680
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on July 24, 2014