Arthur J. Parrott

Arthur J. Parrott, 68, of Tiffin, died at 3:50 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at the VA Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Arthur was born July 17, 1945, in McDowell, Ky., to James and Lessie (Salyers) Parrott.

Survivors include five children, Jerri Castle, Dennis Parrott, John Parrott, Lessie Cooper and Billy Parrott, all of Tiffin; 18 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Jimmy Parrott of North Fairfield; and four sisters, Allene Beakman of North Fairfield, Jewel Knott of New Loudon, Pauline Lengal of Willard and Susan Castle of Tiffin.

Arthur worked at MJ Brown Ruffing Company and enjoyed fishing, hunting and working on cars. Arthur was a United States Navy veteran serving during Vietnam.

His funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, 135 N. Washington St., Tiffin. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin, with military rites being rendered by the United Veterans’ Council.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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