5-7 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Holland Barry
& Bennett Funeral Home
1p.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at New Union
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Leo H. Parks, 79, of Lincoln,
passed away January 4, 2020 at Advocate BroMenn
Medical Center, Normal.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry
& Bennett Funeral Home. A memorial visitation will
be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, January 9, 2020 at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Graveside
burial services will be held at 1p.m.,
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at New Union Cemetery.
Leo was born August 18, 1940 in Lincoln, Il., the
son of Paul E. Parks and Florence (Gehlbach). He
married Mary "Sue" McSpadden. Leo proudly served his
country in the United States Army during the Vietnam
Era. He attained the rank of Private First Class. He
was a carpenter and was a longtime farmer in the
Beason area. He enjoyed people, stayed up to date on
Beason Ag news, and was always willing to lend a
Surviving are his wife Mary “Sue“ Parks; daughters: Kimberly Sue
Parks-Hum (Scott) and Shelley Kaye Daugherty; grandchildren: Skylir Kenning and
Dustin Robertson; brother Roby Alan Parks; and nieces and nephews: Jennifer
Martin, Brett Martin, Rebecca J. Hauffe O'Connell, Karl P. Hauffe, Daniel W.
Hauffe, Stephanie McSpadden, and Michelle McSpadden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings: Florence Jean Hauffe
Finger and Richard Marion Parks.
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