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1953 Ricky 2021

Ricky Parrott

October 25, 1953 — May 8, 2021

Ricky “Root” Lee Parrott was born October 25,1953, the second son to Lynn “Tuffy” Parrott and W. Jean (Harper) Parrott in Atlantic, Iowa.

He graduated from Atlantic High School in 1972 and then attended IWCC. He married Barb Ross July 14, 1984, in Atlantic, Iowa. They had two children; Guy and Katie.

Rick worked for Burk Brothers Steel Erectors, Midwest Steel Rec, Central State Steel Erectors, and American Builders Company. His hobby became reality in 1988 as he founded The Fish Store with his best friend Rick Johnson. His other interests were hunting and fishing, and listening to old music.

Rick passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Atlantic Specialty. He is preceded in death by his parents, Tuffy and Jean Parrott; and his brother Randy.

Rick is survived by his children Guy (Anna) Parrott of Providence Village, Texas, and Katie Parrott of Atlantic; grandchildren, Reece, Lauren, and Max of Atlantic; siblings, Rolly Parrott of Atlantic, Shelley (Marlan) Hagedorn of Dickens, Iowa; sister-in-law, Marie Parrott of Atlantic; several nieces and nephews; and great-niece and nephews.

There will be a public visitation from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at the Armory in Atlantic, IA.

Per Ricks wishes, a cremation will take place with Hockenberrys in charge of arrangements.

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