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Robert (Bob) Parks, age 74

Robert (Bob) Parks of Leslie, AR passed from this life on Wednesday April 24, 2024 at Baptist Hospital in Conway, AR. He was attended by his wife of 54 years Linda, his daughter Christy Armstrong, and son Jeffery Parks. Bob was born on May 25, 1949 to George Parks Sr. and Rosemary (Timmons) Parks in Dennard AR.

Bob was an avid outdoorsman and spent many years hunting and fishing along the Little Red River. Bob was a US Army veteran and served in Vietnam. He spent his last few years riding his great grandchildren Layton, Weston, Brook and Ryker around the farm in his side by side.

He is survived by his wife Linda (of the home), Daughter Christy (Scott) Armstrong of Ward, Son Jeff (Becky) Parks of Leslie. Grandchildren Zak Armstong of Ward, Lynsey Cypert and Great Grandchildren Layton, Weston, Brook and Ryker of Marshall.

Brothers, Jim (Sandy) Parks of Bryant, Willie (Shelly) Parks of Grass Valley CA, Mike Parks of Clinton AR, Tim (Lisa) Parks of Marshall, AR, John Parks of Clinton AR.

Sisters Gail Mainord of Marshall, AR, Kathy (John) James, of Lowell, AR, Dortha Treece of Clinton, AR. and a host of nieces and nephews that will mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Rosemary Parks, Brothers George Parks Jr, Gene Parks and David Parks and Sister Mary Loggins.

No funeral services will be held however a memorial service will be held tentatively on Saturday May 25, 2024 at 10:00 AM near his home in Leslie. All family and close friends are invited to attend.

Bob’s cremation will be handled by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Madelyn Teas Posted April 26, 2024 2:08 PM

    Linda you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Brian and Tina Parks Family Posted April 26, 2024 2:17 PM

    Always enjoyed being around him. He will definitely be missed by family and friends. Sending prayers.

  • Rick Dailey Posted April 26, 2024 4:32 PM

    Rest in peace Uncle Bob.

  • Carolyn Cloud Posted April 26, 2024 4:39 PM

    We will miss seeing Bob on his side by side around the mountain. May the Angels run out to meet him.

  • Paul Ray and Mary Lois Halsted Posted April 26, 2024 6:18 PM

    Prayers for Linda Christy Jeff and all rest of family Bob was always good friend at factory❤️❤️

  • Albert & Anna Maze Posted April 26, 2024 7:27 PM

    Linda and families, we are so sorry about Bob’s passing. You and families will be in our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort at this time

  • Brenda Lewis Posted April 26, 2024 7:33 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Rusty Thompson Posted April 26, 2024 7:48 PM

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers and hugs to you and the family!

  • John Massey Posted April 26, 2024 8:30 PM

    Sorry for the family’s loss prayers

  • Mary Harris Posted April 26, 2024 9:15 PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Big hugs and love sent to Linda, Christy and Jeff. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  • Kathy and John James Posted April 27, 2024 1:24 AM

    Linda, Jeff, and Christy: there are no words to express our sympathy regarding the loss of Bob. Much love and prayers for the whole family.

  • Eddie & Pam Cannada Posted April 28, 2024 6:02 PM

    Linda, Jeff and Christie, we are so sorry to learn of Bobs passing. Prayers for Gods comfort for you all.

  • Stephanie Schroeder Posted April 30, 2024 2:24 PM

    My heartfelt condolences for Linda, Jeff and family.

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