He is the son of Joe and Kay Parks, Greencastle. She is a graduate of Ivy Tech State College and is currently employed at IU Hospital as a Registered Nurse of Adult Oncology in Indianapolis.
He is a graduate of North Putnam High School and Vincennes University in Conservation Law Enforcement.
He is currently employed with the Roachdale Police Department and Wal-Mart Distribution Center. They will exchange vows on May 24 at Somerset Christian Church.