Jun. 12, 1956 La Harpe Hancock County Illinois, USA
Jan. 26, 2011 Peoria Peoria County Illinois, USA
James M. Parrish
Mr. James M. Parrish, 54, of LaHarpe, Illinois passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 1:55 P.M. at the OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois.
He was born on June 12, 1956 in LaHarpe, the son of Jack and Nancy Painter Parrish. On August 3, 1980, he married Diana Magee in LaHarpe.
Mr. Parrish was a 1974 graduate of LaHarpe School. He worked at Ortho in Fort Madison, Iowa and for Chuck Jacobs and Wendell Booten in the Stronghurst area. He then worked for D & J Implement in Raritan, Illinois, the Henderson County F.S. and most recently for the Macomb F.S. He was a member of the LaHarpe Union Church.
He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Amanda (Lee) Woods of Warsaw, Illinois, 2 grandchildren, Codi Alexandria Woods and Colton Lee Woods, his mother, Nancy Parrish of LaHarpe, 3 sisters, Lucretia McPeak and Betty Parrish both of LaHarpe and Brenda (Dave) Murphy of Burlington, Iowa and one nephew, Christopher Braun of Burlington.
He was preceded in death by his father and 1 niece, Jackie Braun.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January, 29, 2011 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in LaHarpe with Rev. Bruce Goettsche officiating. Burial will be in the LaHarpe Cemetery. Friends may call after 3:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home where the family will meet with friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. A memorial fund has been established