He was born Aug. 5, 1972, in Fort Hood, Texas, to William Richard and Janet Ray (Jones) Parke.
Robert worked as a cook at McDonald's. He married Jamie Gard Feb. 3, 2009. He was a member of Christ Community Church. He enjoyed taking walks, watching wrestling, going on rowboat rides and bike ridings.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister Dorothy Jean Sparks.
Survivors include his wife Jamie and brother Ricky Parke and wife Viola, all of Brazil.
At his request, cremation services have been selected. French Funeral Home has been entrusted with his care.
Visit www.frenchfuneral-home.com to light a candle in his memory.