Brian James Parks, 39, a native of Marrero and resident of Thibodaux, La, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2013. A visitation will be held in his honor on October 31, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Thibodaux, LA from 8:30 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. The burial will follow in the Church cemetery. He was the loving father of Brianna Parks, and Hailey Parks; former husband of Patricia Grabert; son of Allen J Parks Jr. of Thibodaux, LA and Cynthia Udemans of Margate, FL; and brother of Allen J Parks III and Jason J Parks. He was preceded in death by his grand-parents, Allen Joseph Parks Sr. and Marie Durapau Parks, and Sam Bauman and Bernadette Miller Bauman. He was a recent resident of Corpus Christi, Texas where he was employed as an oil field mechanic at Tetra Technologies and has many loving friends. He also formerly served as a first responder and firefighter with the Thibodaux Volunteer Fireman Department with the Protector Fire Company II and Jefferson Parish, Terrytown Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed performing as a D.J., cooking in competitive barbeque cook offs, hunting and fishing. The family would like to extend their sincerest appreciation to the staff and loving caregivers from St. Joseph Hospice in Thibodaux, Vosswood Nursing Center in Houston, TX, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Donations for masses or to the
is requested in lieu of flowers. Thibodaux Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2013