Ricky E. Parrish
October 27th, 1951 - May 5th, 2018
Rickey E. Parrish age 66, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama went to be with our Lord on May 5, 2018 surrounded by family. A memorial service will be Sunday, May 20th at 3:00 pm at Spry~Williams Funeral Home of Florence.
He is survived by his loving wife of 26, years Gloria Parrish; mother, Laura Donaldson; sister, Gail Shelton (Dennis); daughter, Melissa Carter; grandson, Cade; 5 bonus children, Butch Johnson (Deb) of Daphne, Al., Ronnie Johnson (Kathy) of Tuscumbia, Leisa Johnson of Sheffield, Scott Johnson (Tana) of Tuscumbia, and Sabrina Eaton (Harry) of Sheffield.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Parrish; brother, Gerald and 2 grandchildren.
Rickey loved life and enjoyed his family. He cherished his 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grand children. He was a huge Hot Wheel collector and enjoyed teaching his grands about Hot Wheels. He was a music enthusiast and enjoyed all types of music. His last concert was ZZ Top with his grandson Aspen. As well as a Bama fan, he loved the Tide and was happy learning of the players who were drafted and where they were going and laughing with his grandson, Zac. Rickey loved his family and was especially close to 2 grandsons Aspen McMahill and Ace Eaton, as well as a great-grandson Parker. Rickey enjoyed having two special girls in his life while living in Tuscaloosa, Mary Beth and Kaitlyn. They were Pawpaw's girls. He also served in the marine Corp., was a Harley rider and western movie lover.
Service at 3:00 PM at Spry~Williams Funeral Home on Sunday, May 20th, 2018