Robert D. Park was born in 1928 in Chestnut, IL. He married Marjorie Asbury Sept. 19, 1948. They have four children (Cheryl, Larry, Dave, and Susan), four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He retired from his garage door business in 1990 after working for Beer Nuts,Inc., in the early years of the company. Bob began singing barbershop in 1954, joining the Bloomington chorus. He sang lead in several quartets, including 1960 district champs The Four
Barons. He sang with The Boot-N-Aires, which competed in international in 1962, and later with Phase IV. Bob was the original lead of The Ideals, a Bloomington quartet that went on to win the district title in 1970. Bass Chuck Lewis was also bass of The Four Barons.