OBITUARY

Timothy Hugh Parks

December 10, 1965October 31, 2018
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Timothy Hugh Parks passed this earth suddenly on October 31, 2018 at the age of 52, Tim was born on December 10, 1965 in Heidelberg, Germany. He graduated from Conroe High School in 1983 where he ran cross-country. A 1988 graduate of Sam Houston State University with a BA in Business, Tim had served as a court coordinator at the Montgomery County Courthouse since 2009. Tim was vibrant, gregarious and “never met a stranger.” Tim’s son Grant, his pride and joy, fulfilled Tim’s dream of watching him graduate from the United States Air Force Academy this past May. He spoke often and proudly of Grant’s service as 2nd Lt. in the USAF. Tim worked at Continental Airlines for 16 years prior to working at the courthouse. One of his many passions was traveling the world and he especially enjoyed his trips to Germany, Japan, Ireland and Hawaii. He was preceded in death by his father, LTC H.W. Parks (US Army Rt.). He is survived by his soul-mate, Heather Noel Morrow of Spring, TX; son, 2nd LT (USAF) Grant Hugh Parks of The Woodlands, Texas; loving mother Eleanor A. Parks of Magnolia, Texas; sister, Christian Lynn Cheshire and husband Chad of Plantersville, Texas; brothers, Patrick Hugh Parks of Magnolia. Texas; Kevin Hugh Parks of Conroe, Texas and; nieces, Drew Riley Cheshire, Avery Blaine Cheshire and Bailey Rose Cheshire; nephew, Chandler Hugh Parks and many, many friends who loved him dearly. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Cashner Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 3 PM officiated by Wayne L. Mack. To leave your condolences to the family, please visit www.cashnerconroe.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Eleanor A. Parks, Mother
  • Heather Noel Morrow, Partner
  • Grant Hugh Parks, Son
  • Christian Lynn Cheshire, Sister
  • Patrick Hugh Parks, Brother
  • Kevin Hugh Parks, Brother
  • Drew Riley, Niece
  • Avery Blaine, Niece
  • Bailey Rose, Niece
  • Chandler Hugh Parks, Nephew
  • LTC H.W. Parks, Father
  • Numerous other relatives and a host of friends.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, November 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Timothy Hugh Parks

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Amy Harris

November 6, 2018

Tim was one of the most wonderful, genuine, compassionate souls around. His smile, charm and warm personality will be greatly missed. Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with his loving family at this difficult time.

Adam Beck

November 5, 2018

Tim was one of the most pleasant, good-natured, friendly people that I have known. I got to work with him at Continental, where he made the office a better place for everyone around. He and I would often walk across downtown on our lunch hour to grab Asian dumplings or some other favorite food and hang out.
I feel blessed to have been friends with him, and he will be missed.

Megan Shiflett

November 5, 2018

I worked In the court house with Tim he was such a beautiful old soul with a smile and laugh that would turn anyone’s horrible day around again it’s strange that when I need to call the 418th for something to have to remind myself not to dial his number or not send him a email I will miss how he always was happy and upbeat and would always come in saying hello to everyone and I’ll even miss his Hawaiian shirts on fridays that he wore I will keep praying for his family! It feels empty without him here!

Bernard & Tierni Cantrell

November 5, 2018

Our hearts are deeply saddened by hearing that Tim is no longer with us! He was a very helpful and giving person. Tim had a way of making everyone he met feel right at home. There was not a time my wife nor I couldn't go to him and get the help we needed. My spouse and I pray that God will embrace his family and friends during this time. Our prayers are with you all.

Britt Hall

November 4, 2018

Tim was one of my favorite people in the Courthouse. He was always helpful and always had a smile. Family courts are not fun places to be for litigants, but he made it easier for everyone with his knowledge of the job and the sympathetic way he dealt with everyone. It would be easy to say how much he contributed to the people around him. But words cannot describe how much he will be missed by those who worked with him every day. The 418th District Court may hire someone else to do his job, but it will be a long time before we walk through that door and be used to Tim not being there. As much as I liked Tim I know that cannot compare to the loss felt by his co-workers. To lose someone so suddenly is hard. We should be comforted that Tim lived life to serve others and was a great example to us in how to do that.

Willis Smith

November 4, 2018

Tim and I shared a love for great Soul music from the Motown and eighties era and Tim was a huge fan of Prince. Tim was really shaken when Prince died and we talked about it for a long time. There was not a time when I would call the office to get a hearing date or stop by to check on one that we did not discuss music and what artist would be arriving in Houston that he wanted to see. He loved his son and he loved life. He wanted to hear about other people's accomplishments when we spoke because I believe he felt that meant there was good going on somewhere so stay positive. Tim will be missed as much as he was loved. God has received a great front office greeter...our coordinator Tim Parks.

Jack Riley

November 4, 2018

Somehow Tim turned the contentious world of a family law courtroom into a warm and very human place. He disarmed the confused litigant or the stressed-out attorney with his easy-going personality, his humor, and his smile. What a truly decent and kind human being. The world needs more people like Tim. He will be greatly missed.

Troy & Sara Rice

November 3, 2018

Tim was our upstairs neighbor for over 4 years he was kind and always willing to help us with anything we ever needed. We felt safe with him above us and I know he is above with the Lord Jesus Christ love and prayers to his entire family. He will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Twin Brothers
Tim and Kevin