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Lonnie Parrott – November 5, 2017

Lonnie Parrott, 77, of Amarillo died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel.  Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m., at Dalhart Cemetery in Dalhart.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Lonnie was born Dec. 2, 1939, in Lamesa to Duey and Doris Parrott.  He retired from the US Navy as a chief after 20 years.  Lonnie worked in the water department at the City of Amarillo and as a truck driver for the US Postal Service.
Survivors include a daughter, Lywana Puryear and husband Larry, of Amarillo; a stepson, Chris Kirkman and wife Betsy, of Amarillo; a brother, Don Roy Parrott, of Amarillo; and five grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Kirstan, Kaylob and Kiley.
The family suggests memorials be to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

8 Comments

  • Lywana Puryear Posted November 8, 2017 8:20 am

    I LOVE YOU 2 MUCH MORE. I miss you so much already.

  • Tutti Harris Posted November 8, 2017 9:14 am

    Lawayna, and all of Lonnie’s family, my love and my prayers go out to you. Lonnie was a wonderful man. He was a man that truly loved his family and always talked about you all.. and his grandchildren. It has been years since we communicated really close, but Lonnie left a lasting impression on my heart. I am so sorry for your loss, but Lonnie is rejoicing today. Blessings sweet ones. Tutti Harris (Chattanooga, TN.)

  • pam kisselburg Posted November 8, 2017 12:54 pm

    so sorry for your families loss prayers

  • Donna Savage Posted November 8, 2017 4:38 pm

    Lywana, I’ll always have great memories of your dad and all the advice he has given me to help me out. Thank you for sharing him.
    Donna Savage-Parrott

  • David Lomas Posted November 8, 2017 7:01 pm

    Lonnie is my neighbor directly across the street and he was one of the most kind hearted person i knew. He greeted me as soon as i moved in a couple of years ago and im grateful i got to know him for those two years. He even bought a baby gift for my daughter born exactly a year ago and i will always remember that. He will be missed and my prayers are with the family. God Bless

  • Molly Joe Barnett Posted November 8, 2017 11:19 pm

    My prayers & thoughts are with the family. We will all really miss him. I will always remember the first time I met him. He was in the service & so handsome in his uniform. So thoughtful, and loved all family. Love you Lonnie.

  • C.L. and Priscilla Sanborn Posted November 9, 2017 7:46 am

    So sad to lose Lonnie. There will be a big void in a lot of hearts, especially yours. You two were so close, a special bond. He was very proud of you and loved you so very much. I have many happy, funny memories growing up with him and Don Roy. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

  • Karen Melies Posted November 15, 2017 3:40 am

    I wanted to say how sad it is to have lost such a beautiful person, Lonnie was an angel to a lot of people,now he is truly an angel. Lywana I wish I could have come, however I can’t travel anymore, so I am sending a big healing hug to you and all of your family. Love to all.

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