Danny Parks drives his truck through Grayson County early in the morning on his way to deliver logs to a customer. Danny is the owner of Parks Logging LLC, which has been passed down through his family for generations.
Danny had hoped to pass the business on to his son, Koty Parks, but he died in a car crash in August 2022. Photos of Koty on the living room floor of his widow, Whitney, show the family’s close bond.
At his dinner table, Danny Parks looks through his phone at photos of Koty. Danny’s wife, Lori, holds the family dog.
Danny holds his granddaughter Tilly, while he takes a brief break from installing a central heating unit at his daughter-in-law’s house.
Danny drives through Grayson County on his way to deliver a load of logs to an Amish community.
Danny walks alone through the forest in search of a tree to cut down..
Danny enjoys a lunch with friends at Kirby’s Korner Market in Leitchfield.
Danny Parks takes a call in front of his house in the morning before delivering a shipment of logs and starting his day. Taking advantage of limited cellular reception is a must since Danny works almost entirely out of cell range for most of the day.
Danny Parks is reflected in the back window of his daughter-in-law’s truck as he takes a call about a new logging opportunity. His son, Koty, was killed in a car crash in August 2022.
Danny Parks climbs into his truck and prepares to head to work alone as the sun rises over Caneyville. He owns Parks Logging LLC.