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John Leonard Parks

Houston, Texas

Apr 3, 1927 – Mar 13, 2018


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American Heritage Funeral Home Obituary

John Leonard Parks will be missed by many. He was known as J.L., a devoted husband of 68 years to Barbara, Dad, Granddad, guard for 2-time Oklahoma State NCAA Championship teams, Houston Oilers fan, breakfast lover, a Shriner, a Jester, WWII Veteran, life of the party and overall Mr. Personality....

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I just heard about John today. I am so sorry. We were just acquaintances, but I can say for certainty that he was good man. We would talk Okie Basketball when I saw him at the gym. One day he and Barbara were making their way into the gym when I realized I was wearing a Razorback cap. I ripped it off my head just in time.

You don't meet his kind very often.

My sincere best wishes.