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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Thursday October 6th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am

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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Thursday October 6th, 2022

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Wares Chapel Cemetery
Thursday October 6th, 2022

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James D. Parks

James D. Parks, age 81, of Eaton, OH passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022 at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, OH.  He was born August 8, 1941 in Richmond, IN to the late Herman and Sara Parks.  Jim was a 1959 graduate of Monroe High School and earned his associates degree from Miami-Jacobs College; was a U.S. Navy Veteran; member of Wares Chapel United Methodist Church; and retired from Interstate Ford Dealer in Miamisburg, OH.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joanne Parks of Eaton; daughters Anita Hoying of Cincinnati and Deanna Parks of Eaton; grandchildren Josh (Kate) Hoying of Cincinnati and Megan Hoying (fiancé Shane Walton) of Cincinnati; great grandchildren Grace Hoying and Rose Hoying of Cincinnati; brothers Richard (Peggy) Parks of Eaton and Ted (Barbara) Parks of Cincinnati; and several nieces and nephews.  Family and friends will be received on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 10:00 am until time of memorial service at 11:00 am at Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH with Rev. Kenneth Stewart officiating.  Interment will follow at Wares Chapel Cemetery in West Manchester, OH.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the Monroe Township Food Bank, 1060 Foos Road, West Manchester, OH 45382.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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Commodore Preble Chapter, NSDAR, extends their condolences to the family and friends of James D. Parks, a U.S. Navy veteran. Thank you for his service.

Cookie Young DAR Oct 24 2022 12:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Parks

Jessica parks Oct 2 2022 3:41 PM

To Grandma Jo , Aunt Dee, and my second momma Anita,
I am thinking of and praying for you all. I’m glad to always be a part of your family and to know Grandpa Jim. Love you all.

McKenzie Shotwell Sep 30 2022 10:09 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Parks

McKenzie Shotwell Sep 30 2022 9:59 PM

Joanne and family So sorry to hear of your loss Going to miss all those good times playing cards My sincere sympathy to all of you May God give you strength and great memories to lessen your pain My thoughts and prayers going out to you With love

Sonja Sep 28 2022 7:30 PM

Anita & Deanna-I'm terribly sorry to hear of your father's passing. May your great memories help lessen the pain of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family and friends.

Tim Grill Sep 28 2022 5:21 PM

So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May God’s sweet presence carry you through the next few days and beyond!

Glenna (Sizemore) Helcher Sep 27 2022 11:32 AM

Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing.

Ed Newman Sep 27 2022 9:47 AM

Sorry for your loss, "Peanut" will be missed

Mary Ann Sep 27 2022 9:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James Parks

Michael and Michelle Main Sep 27 2022 8:26 AM

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