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[May 22, 2020]
- Gary Lee Park, 78, of Lincoln passed away at 12:15
a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 , at Heritage Healthcare in Normal.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Gary Lee Park, 78, of Lincoln passed
away at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020 , at
Heritage Healthcare in Normal.
He was born May 20, 1942 , in Dillon, to Lowell and
Beulah (Berchtold) Park. He married Diane Koch on
April 8, 1961. They had two sons, Scott and Robert
Park. He later married Joann Joseph on September 16,
1992. She preceded him in death.
Gary is survived by his son, Robert (Leanne) of
Normal, two grandchildren, Jerrit Park-White and
Abigail Park, and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his
brother, Richard; and son, Scott.
Gary was the town barber for 12 years
in San Jose. He later worked as a pharmacy
technician for the State of Illinois until his
retirement in 2002.
In his younger years, Gary enjoyed
spending time outdoors hunting and fishing. He was
an avid Chicago Cubs and PGA golf fan.
A private burial service will take place in Green
Hill Cemetery, San Jose. A celebration of life will
be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made in
Garyís name to the American Cancer Society or a
charity of the donorís choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.
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