Thomas J. (T.J.) Parks, 90, died Sunday, August 12, 2012 in Jacksonville. He was born February 14, 1922 in Donalsonville, Georgia to Charles and Lizzie Parks and lived in Macclenny for several years. Thomas loved the great outdoors, especially fishing. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.He was preceded in death by wife Gladys, son David, a brother and sister. He is survived by sons Bobby, Lamar, Rufus, Mickey, Terry and Fred; daughters Betty Davis, Shirley Wiest and Faye Flick; 21 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held at Hardage-Giddens Town and Country Funeral Home on Normandy Blvd. on Friday, August 17 from 6-8 pm. The funeral service will be at the same location on Saturday at 10 am with interment in Riverside Memorial Park.