October 27, 2012
Thursday, November 1, 2012 1:00 PM Grafton United Methodist Church
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4-8pm
Guy K. Parrott, 79 of St. Paris, passed away, Saturday, October 27, 2012 in Forest Glen, Springfield.
He was born July 20, 1933 in St. Paris. Guy was a lifetime member of Grafton United Methodist Church; where he started and ended his faith journey. He was a 1952 graduate of Christiansburg Jackson High School and he served his country in the United States Army. Guy was a longtime school bus and motor vehicle inspector for the State Highway Patrol. He enjoyed traveling and was a longtime square dancer, with the HI-Point See Saws Western Square Dance Club.
He loved watching all sporting events of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, their children; give him any excuse to go to a ball game and he was there. Guy will be remembered by all for his homemade ice cream and buckeyes.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lillian (Faulkner) Parrott, his son, Alan (Lynne) Parrott of Dublin, his son-in-law, Bryan Focht of Dublin; his grandchildren, Lauren, Phillip, Erin, Jennifer and Kelly; his sister, Clara Sue Perrin of Seattle, Washington; as well as several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. In addition, many relatives survive on the home farm, in and around Frome, England including the families of Jess and Fred Nicholls.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Irene (Keller) Parrott; a daughter, Joette Focht, sisters, Georgeanne Parrott & Janet Moriarty and brothers, Eugene & Frank Parrott.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-8p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME Urbana. Funeral services to celebrate Guy’s Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 in the Grafton United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Atterholt and Rev. Cindee Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Terre Haute Cemetery, Terre Haute, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grafton United Methodist Church, 2968 Dialton Rd., St. Paris, Ohio 43072 or to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.