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Paul Parks

Paul Parks, age 69, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020, at his home.

Paul's wishes were to be cremated. For everyone's safety, the family will hold a memorial service at a future date. Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made in care of the family for future designation. Condolences may be mailed directly to the family: c/o The Parks, 1011 First Avenue, Aurora, NE 68818 or may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Paul John Parks, the son of John R. and Frances (Hielen) Parks, was born at Hastings, Nebraska on May 8, 1951, and passed away peacefully in Aurora, Nebraska on December 18, 2020 at the age of 69.

Paul grew up in Giltner and graduated from Giltner High School in 1969.

On September 26, 1969, Paul married Roberta 'Bobby' Wagner. They lived in Aurora and had two sons: Jason and Joshua. Paul's most recent employers were Ryder Logistics and CNH. His most fulfilling employment was J & B Powder Coating that he co-owned with his son, Josh.

Paul enjoyed golfing, casino trips, following his grandsons' activities and took pride in his yard. A cup of coffee or a beer with friends, time spent with family at the cabin. He was a member of the First Christian Church, a 15-year member of the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department and the Eagles Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mary Williamson.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Bobby of Aurora; two sons, Jason (Kathy) Parks of Omaha and Joshua (Tammy) Parks of Hampton; three grandsons, Jakob Parks and Joseph Parks of Omaha and Alex Parks and fiance Jaime Titus of Hampton; sister-in-law, Janice Wagner of Aurora and many other family members and dear friends.

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