OBITUARY

Thomas Ray Parks

October 9, 1957May 13, 2021

Thomas Ray Parks, 63, of Beckley, WV passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at the Bowers Hospice House – Beckley. He was born October 9, 1957 in Beckley, WV to the late Billie Parks and Lockie Thornton Parks. Thomas was a veteran of the US Army with the MOS in Mechanized Armor. He enjoyed Martial Arts and fishing. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers, Gary Parks and David Parks. Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Brandi Legg (Jeremy); son, Thomas Aaron Parks (Joleen); step daughter, Alecia Rakes; ex-wife and dear friend, Michelle Rakes; siblings, Sherry Grim (Charlie), Lonnie “Peanut” Parks (Candi), Diane Sturgill (John), Michael Parks; grandchildren, Audrey, Alyssa, and Connor. Graveside services will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 10am. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hospice of Southern WV. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.

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  • Graveside Services

    Friday, May 21, 2021

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Michelle Rakes

May 21, 2021

Michelle Rakes

May 19, 2021

Dear Tom ,
I remember when we 1st had gotten married and how happy I was . It was the best day of my life. You and I have really good memories of one another. I could not asked for a better man than you. I will love you always and forever. R.I.P. baby we will meet again one day. 6/17/94 the day we got married!

Tina Prater

May 18, 2021

Tom i remember coming to coolridge at yours and chelles house going fishing and when u guys come to nc to visit when i was prego with alley we have all been friends for years u are gonna be so missed we all love u rip tom

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