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Memorial scholarships made in honor of Rock Falls 18-year-old

A Rock Falls senior died after a car accident, according to the school's athletic director.
Credit: MGN

ROCK FALLS, Ill. — Memorials will be made for scholarships in memory of Rock Falls senior Brock Parker who died on Friday, September 24.

Parker, 18, was involved in a car accident, according to Rock Falls Athletic Director Rich Montgomery. A Saul Valley News obituary reports Parker later died at a medical facility in Iowa City while surrounded by his family.

The memorials in honor of Parker can be made to a scholarship of the donor's choice at Geneseo or Rock Falls High School.

Funds were raised at New Central Catholic's homecoming game for Parker on September 24.

Brock's father, Kevin Parker, is the the head coach of Rock Falls varsity football.

Newman Catholic Central High School announced the school will collect gifts and monetary donations for Parker's family during their homecoming game against Bureau Valley on Friday.

Credit: Newman Central Catholic HS