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ROBERT "BOB" HENRY PARKS Robert "Bob" Henry Parks, 65
earned his angel wings on December 24, 2013 in Vero Beach, Florida. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Susan Fredell- Parks; daughter Dr. Kimberly Ann Parks of Boston, Massachusetts; brother William Parks (Jackie) of Rockville, Maryland, children Laura Kolb, Eddie Kolb, Melissa Blandford and Jason Fredell. He is also survived by his grandchildren Adelie, Dylan, Annabelle, Tori, Jonathan and Blake. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Marie Parks. Bob was born in Buford, South Carolina on September 20, 1948. After retiring from the Army in 1971, he worked in various fields. For many years, he was the Owner/Operator of a long distance trucking company. Later, he managed equipment maintenance for Diamond R Fertilizer. Upon his retirement, he enjoyed boating and fishing, riding his tractor in Missouri and his grandchildren. Bob was blessed with a huge smile and generous heart. He never met a stranger. He was very proud of his daughter Kim - considering her his greatest accomplishment. He was also an amazing Dad to 4 other children throughout the years and loved them all like they were his own. There will be a gathering of family and friends to honor Bob on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 11:00 am - 1:- PM at Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home 1655 27th St Vero Beach Florida 32960 . A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the
www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Giving. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lowtherfuneralhome.com
Published in the TC Palm on Dec. 29, 2013
Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory
1655 27th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960