ELK HORN - The funeral for Raymond Joseph "Shorty" Parks Jr., 62, of Elk Horn was held Nov. 5 at Ohde Funeral Home in Kimballton.
Mr. Parks died Nov. 2 at home.
Survivors include his wife, Ramona Parks; eight children: Raymond Joseph "R.J." Parks III and wife, Katy, of Ankeny; Sandra Parks of Ankeny; Susan and husband, Geoffrey Francis of Asbury; Paul Brisbois and wife, Wendy, of Beaverdale; Julia and husband, Jeff Casson of McClelland; James Brisbois and wife, Kathy, of Wichita, Kan., Joe Brisbois and wife, Angie, of Persia; and David Brisbois and wife, Sheryl, of Persia; 16 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Linda, and husband, Derick DeWolf, of Council Bluffs; two brothers, Clarence Parks and Darryl Parks, both of Council Bluffs; nieces; nephews.
Burial was in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Kimballton with military rites conducted by American Legion No. 322.
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