Roy Howard Parrott
Funeral Date: 7/28/2013

Obituary:
Roy Howard Parrott, age 55, of Warren, AR, died July 25, 2013 at Bradley County Medical Center. Born, August 10, 1957, in Warren, AR, son of W.D. (Don) Parrott and Rowena Poteet Parrott James. He was preceded in death by brother, W.D. (Dee) Parrott, June 15, 2000, paternal grandparents, Roy Noel Parrott and Velma Estelle Wheeler Parrott, maternal grandparents, John Alexander Poteet and Hattie Eugenia Easterling Poteet, and his beloved horse Ralph. He graduated from Monitcello High School in 1976. He was a high school rodeo champion for saddle bronc, went to National Finals in Gallup, New Mexico, and received a rodeo scholarship. He was a farrier, trained in Houston, TX. He also belonged to the Iron Workers Union 321, Little Rock, AR, where he was a foreman essentially for nuclear plants across the United States. He was a former cattleman in Rye, AR. He loved to hunt, fish and trap critters. He was an avid reader and had a voracious thirst for knowledge. Above all, he was a devoted horseman and cowboy. He was a Christian, Methodist by faith and enjoyed visiting First United Methodist Church, Warren, AR when he visiting family. Survived by his daughter, Callie Rose Parrott, Pasadena, TX, born February 23, 1994 in Bradley County Hospital, two sisters, Mary Eugenia (Jeannie) Sullivan (John), Barbara Ann Parrott McBee Ogles, of Warren, AR, three nieces, Mary Suanne Sullivan of Conway, AR, Barbara Kristin McBee Weeks (Mark) and children, Hannah Alise and Jameson Sterling Weeks of Warren, AR, Shelley Rene Parrott Leggio (Greg) and son Kirby Wayne Leggio of Houston, TX. Memorials preferred to First Methodist Church, Warren, AR roof fund or YMCA of Warren, AR. Memorial services were Sunday, July 28, 2013, 2:00 pm at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskell officiating.

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Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Jeannie, Barbara and family, I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Peggy Williams
Message: Rowena & family we are so sorry to hear about Roy, your family is in our thoughts & prayers. We love you. Peggy & Johnny

Name: Gary and Melissa Maskell
Message: Our love and prayers go with you all in this time of loss. But know that Roy is at home with the Lord this very moment in peace and eternal rest!

Name: Sam Passmore
Message: Prayers for God's peace go out to the Parrot Family in this time of loss. I knew Roy well, and worked with him numerous times in the past 13 years or so. I really enjoyed Roy's company & help, and considered him my friend. His "Texas draw" and wit will be sorely missed, but it is a GREAT comfort to me believing that his Christianity was real, and . . we shall meet again someday in our Lord's presence. I have many fond memories of Roy, and even tho he has left this life, those memories keep him close always. Farewell Roy Parrot, till we meet again in the kingdom of our God, I will keep your memory here alive as true friend would.

Name: Ralph Holland
Message: My dear friend you will be sorely missed by all of your ironworker brothers

Name: Remont Cobb
Message: You Will Be Never Be Forgotten. Where Ever You May Be Tell A Joke For Us Local 321

Name: john ohnmacht
Message: You will be missed greatly

Name: Debbie Henry
Message: Mrs.Rowena,Jeannie,and Barbara so sorry for your loss and may THE GOOD LORD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND YOU ALL AND CONFORT YOU IN THIS TIME OF NEED YOUR ALL IN MY PRAYERS AND I LOVE YOU ALL

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: RHONDA AND GARY SIMMONS
Message: JEANNIE AND FAMILY, SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROY. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

Name: Larry& Robbie Reaves
Message: Family, So sorry to hear of Roy's passing. You are in our prayers.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Rowena, Jeannie and Barbara, We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you in the days ahead.

Name: Floyd and Norma Johnston
Message: Sad to hear about Roy, know that prayers are being lifted up for you, his family.

Name: Ron Moseley
Message: We were saddened to hear about Roy Howard. I was in the middle of a yearly conference (Friday - Sunday), which ended about 1:00 Sunday evening. Since I was a speaker at the conference, we were unable to attend the memorial. We were praying for the family and would have normally attended the service. Ron and Debra Moseley

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Jeannie, you know all of us Reep kids always called him "Rawhide". The last time I saw Roy I called him that and he looked at me and said, "It's been a loooooong time since anyone called me that." I am so sorry for your loss. Love ya, "Beckus"

Name: Joey Dumas
Message: I was saddened to learn of Roy's untimely passing. We rodeoed together back in the 70's. I have often thought of him and his whereabouts. Please know that all concerned are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that God will comfort you and give you the strength needed to get by in the days and years ahead without his earthly presence. I know you can take comfort in knowing that someone so special to many will never be forgotten.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Thinking of your & your family during this difficult time.

Name: French & Judy Wynne
Message: Thinking of all of you.....sending love and prayers.

Name: Marilyn Jones
Message: Just heard about Roy Howard death. I am so sorry for your loss. Remember lots of fun times with all of your family!

Name: Jodey Gadberry
Message: To Roy's family...I am so so very sorry for your loss. I loved Roy more than anyone in this world. You are all in my thoughts and prayers...To Roy, baby, I miss you desperately. Our memories will keep me strong but I am so lost without you. We shared a very special love you and I and I thank God for it and for you every day. You will never be forgotten sweetheart. This I promise...to think of you every day and to talk to you every night and to love you endlessly...remember what we always said "forever is forever"...It hasn't ended...until we meet again baby........

Name: Karyn and Johnny Cox
Message: I knew Roy through my sister Jodey. He was a character...always keeping us laughing and telling stories of his past. He also talked about the love he had for his daughter. Will miss those smiling bright eyes. Praying for all those who knew and loved him that God will comfort you and bring you peace knowing that he is safe with Him until all will be together again. God bless

Name: Norma Frisby McCormac
Message: So very sad to hear of the loss of Roy. Prayers for his family and loved ones.