Obituary of Robert Hicks Parks, Jr.
Robert Hicks “Bob” Parks, Jr., age 68, of Ceres, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016. He was the son of the late Robert Hicks Sr. & Agnes Armbrister Parks and a member of Zion United Methodist Church, Ceres, Va. Bob graduated from Fort Chiswell High School class of 1966, attended Wytheville Community College, graduated from Emory & Henry in 1977, served in the United States Navy, and graduated from Memphis Theological Seminary in 1981. Bob was preceded in death by his sisters, Audrey Ardith Parks Thompson, Nola Jean Parks; Brother-in-law, Carl Wayne Parks. He is survived by his wife, Hilda Hubble Parks of Ceres; brother & sister-in-law, Kenneth Joe & Alice Parks of Piney; sister, Linda Parks of Roanoke; special friends, Keith Hubble, Becky Hubble, Lane Hubble; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive. A memorial service will be held at 6 P.M. Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Grubb Funeral Home Chapel conducted by The Reverend Leon O’quinn and The Reverend Vince Krauss. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 P.M. until service time. In lieu of flowers the request donations to be made to Zion United Methodist Church C/O Shirley Bunce 7697 Blue Grass Trail, Saltville, VA 24370. Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.