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Eugene Millard Parkey

Birth Date: January 20, 1938
Death Date: March 12, 2019

Eugene Millard Parkey, a native Tulsan, was born on January 20, 1938 and passed away on March 12, 2019.  He is survived by his three children, Barbara Crowe and husband Jim of Cape Coral, FL, Lynda Starbuck and husband Mike of Broken Arrow, and Erik Parkey and wife Lissa, of Tulsa, 7 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren with another on the way arriving in July, as well as 2 brothers, Ike of Knoxville, TN and Bill of Tulsa and many nieces and nephews of which he adored.  He was recently preceded in death by his brother G. Dale of Elkins, AR.

Throughout his career, Bud was employed in sales and made friends wherever his job took him with his contagious smile and personality.  Bud loved to coach his kids in all sports, loved to bowl and square dance, but his true passion was golf.  He was an active member of Indian Springs Country Club for 40 years and cherished each hour spent on the course and off with the many lifelong friends made at the club.

If you didn’t know Bud… you should have!

Memorial services will take place on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 3:00pm at Floral Haven, 6500 S 129th E Ave, Broken Arrow, OK  74012.

Donations can be made in his name to:

Broken Arrow Masonic Lodge #243, 117 W Commercial St, Broken Arrow, OK  74012

 

Memorial Service
March 12, 2019
3:00 pm
Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel
6500 S 129th E Ave. Broken Arrow OK, 74012
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  1. My Uncle Bud

    Written by: Shana (Parkey) ParkeHarrison

    Bud was my Uncle Bud, the fun loving, always smiling, never too busy to stop and visit, Uncle Bud. I remember fondly often coming home from school to find him sitting at our kitchen table with my mom or my dad, drinking coffee and almost always laughing. He always took an interest in each of us. His heart seemed to know no limits on the number of people he could love.
    What a sweet guy. To my cousins, I know you will miss him so. But maybe, just maybe, he and G.Dale are playing golf up there and of course, telling dirty jokes to anyone who will listen!
    I am sorry I will miss seeing each of you tomorrow. I just live too far away.
    love to you. Shana

  2. Bud was a classmate at Tulsa Central High class of 1955. He worked on our committees helping with the reunions. He will be missed.
    Rest in Peace sweet Bud.

  3. My friend Bud Parkey

    Written by: Franki Keeler

    Bud was the best friend you could have . When I started at IScc years ago up in the pub he would come in early to make sure I had all the 📺 tv’s on the golf channel while I did my opening duties . When I moved to the pro shop , he would come sit and vist everyday…. when I went to membership director I was able to eat lunch with him or go visit him in the pub . Everyone loved him! ISCC won’t be the same without seeing him there . RIP my good friend.
    Franki

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