Sidney "Jerry" Jerald Parkis

July 14, 1939February 8, 2018
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Sidney Jerald “Jerry” Parkis, 78, of Odessa passed away peacefully on February 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born on July 14, 1939 in Odessa, Texas. He was an Odessa High 1958 Graduate, served in the army and attended Texas Tech. He was the owner of Parkis Air Condition for over 40 years. He was a member of many local car clubs, including Hot Wheels Permian Basin, Permian Basin Oil Burners and AACA Midland Club. Jerry is survived by his wife Cindy of Odessa, his children Jason Parkis and wife Darlene, Sydney Handy and fiancé Craig Parker, David Emmons and wife Erin. His grandchildren Trista, Zack, Evan, Alexis, Sid, Brooke, Bryce, Preston, and Julius. His great grandchildren Audri, Baylie, Dalton, and Gavin. His uncle Aubrey Wheless. He is preceded in death by his parents Sid and Dorothy Parkis. Visitation will be held at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors in Odessa, Monday, February 12, 2018, from 6:00-8:00p.m. Memorial Service will be held at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 1:00p.m. Condolences may be offered at Services are entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.


  • Visitation Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Memorial Service Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Sidney "Jerry" Jerald Parkis

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Wayne Bailey

February 23, 2018

Jerry and I did our army basic training together in 1962. He was a really decent guy and I am very proud to have been his friend.

February 13, 2018

My sincere condolences to Cindy and all the family. Jerry was always so nice to let us have our club garage sale in his garages. I know his family will miss him terribly. Sincerely, Brenda Norman

Gwen LaCroix

February 13, 2018

Sending prayers for Cindy and the family.

February 13, 2018

Prayers to the family and friends at the loss of a wonderful man. May your cherished memories comfort you in the days ahead. You will be in our thoughts and prayers always. Linda and David Donham

Memo Hernandez

February 12, 2018

I'm sorry to hear about Jerry my sincere condolonces and prayers to you and family,really enjoy and honor and respect yours and Jerry friendship,soory I can't attend due to the flu I have, once again I'm sorry Memo Hernandez


February 12, 2018

Cindy and family,
What a great person! I have really enjoyed visiting with Jerry since I purchased the building next door.
Jerry always had a great attitude, and always willing to help.
I will miss him.
Let me know if there is anything I can do for you Cindy.
Chris Johnson

February 12, 2018

Cindy and family I send my prayers and love as you go thru this the loss of your Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather.
Ann Yancy Brown and son, Luke Brown Sr.

Greg/ Cheryl Fox

February 12, 2018

We are truly sorry to hear of the loss your Father. Please accept our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Greg & Cheryl Fox
Seattle, WA