Rikki Baker Parks

Rikki Baker Parks, 79, of New Martinsville, WV passed away Monday, June 10, 2019 at his residence.

He was born December 14, 1939 in Jacksonburg, WV, the son of the late Leonard S. and Edith V. Baker Parks.

He was a retired lab analyst for Ormet Corporation and owner of former Classic USA in New Martinsville, a member of Moose Lodge No. 931 of New Martinsville, National Wild Turkey Federation, Wetzel Short Line Alumni Association, and Good Sam’s of WV, an avid hunter, fisherman and member of Pine Grove Sportsmen Club, a Unitarian by faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Kerry Paul Parks.

Survivors include his wife, Nola Jean Higgins Parks; two brothers, Kenneth (Vivian) Parks of New Martinsville and Tony (Betsy) Parks of Proctor.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, New Martinsville.

Contributions can be made to Wetzel Co. Animal Shelter 399 Mollahan Dr. New Martinsville, WV 26155.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.