Garon Parrish, 85, of Columbia died Friday, March 6, 2020 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. Born in Adair County he was the son of the late Roy and Lucy Jessee Parrish and husband of the late Lenora Brown Parrish.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife Muriel Wilson Parrish, a son Mark Parrish and a brother Audrey Parrish.
Mr. Parrish was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church and a former employee of Jeffries Hardware, working in the Electrical Department. He was a board member for Kentucky Farm Bureau and he loved fishing and watching Kentucky Basketball.
He is survived by his caregivers Connie Scott (niece), Russell Parrish (nephew) and his wife Kathy, Bonnie Walker, Leoda Curry and Estelle Janes; several other nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Roach Cemetery.
Rev. Ronnie Dooley officiated and pallbearers will be Clint Scott, Steve Campbell, Don Bault, Jeff Wilson, Earl Hartman and Larry Franklin. Honorary pallbearers will be John Weis and Russell Parrish.