Terry Lynn Parks, 48, of Shelbyville died at 5:11 p.m. Friday (June 8, 2012) at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Lockart-Green Funeral Home, Shelbyville with Rev. James Helton officiating. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville. Memorials may be made to Terry’s children.

He was born July 6, 1963 in Shelbyville the son of Minor “Sonny” and Retta Elaine (Welton) Parks. He married Melissa Dawn Reed August 7, 1993 in Shelbyville.

He was employed at Mechanovent New York Blower Co in Effingham. Terry loved trading things with people, to hunt and fish, animals and the outdoors. He loved cookouts with family and friends.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa; children, Jamie (David) Tolliver of Flora, Jenna (Brad) Patton of Effingham, Aaron (fiancée Lindsay) Davis, Nathan Parks and Tanner Parks all of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Gracee, Easton, Weston, Olivia, Gunner and one on the way; mother, Elaine Parks of Shelbyville; father, Sonny Parks of Lakewood; brothers, Wayne Parks, Jimmy Parks and Larry Parks all of Shelbyville and Daryl Bloxom of Mattoon; nieces and nephews, John Parks, Melissa “Sis” Parks and Desiree Bloxom.