Raymond Douglas Parks Jr., 60, passed away at Sovah Hospital in Danville, on July 8, 2019, after a six month decline in health. He was born on January 22, 1959, to parents, Raymond Sr. and Corinne Parks, who survive. Additionally, he is survived by his children, daughter, Lauren Parks (Travis Winstead), and son, Seth Parks; brother, Donald Parks (Sandra); niece, Jennifer Babish (Matt); great nieces, Morgan and Tegan Babish; his cat, Hattie; his granddogs, Sydney, Mosby, and Ed, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. During his younger years, Raymond worked at Dan River Mills and eventually moved onto become a drywall finisher and painter, an expert at his craft. He enjoyed fishing with his family during his time off. He was of the Christian faith, most recently attending Shermont Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541. Norris Funeral Services, Inc. And Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, is serving the Parks family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.