George Parks Jr., 62, of Van Buren died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born March 20, 1956, in Fort Smith. He was an Army veterans and retired from Saint-Gobain Proppants in Fort Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Sue; two daughters, Melissa Parks and Barbara Hill, both of Van Buren; three sons, Drew Shields and Michael Parks, both of Van Buren, and Carl Parks of Oklahoma City; two sisters, Joyce Moses and Rosemarie Knight both of Van Buren; two brothers, Donnie Parks of Dyer and Ronnie Parks of Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren, a stepgrandchild and stepgreat-grandchild.

Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Bobby McKowan, John Morris, Tyler Seth, Randy Scott, Rusty Howard and Abraham.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.