William G. Parrott Jr., 79, of Stuart, FL died April 3, 2012 at Treasure Coast Hospice Residence in Stuart.
Born in Pittsburg, KS, he resided in Stuart since 1977, moving from Lawrence, KS.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and attended the University of Arizona.
Before retirement, he was the owner and operator of The Virginia Inn in Lawrence for more than 15 years.
Mr. Parrott was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Jensen Beach, FL and was a former member of the Elks, American Legion and Rotary International.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Peggy D. Parrott of Stuart; three daughters, Delyn P. Drake of Boulder, CO, Dianne P. Spook of Tallahasse, FL and Pamela P. Waugh of Port Charlotte, FL; two sons, William G. Parrott III of Renton, WA and David E.C. Parrott of Fort Pierce, FL; sister, Patricia Willits of Encino, CA; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions in Mr. Parrott's honor may be made to the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast
, 4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave., Palm City, FL 34990, (772) 223-8822.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Martin Funeral Home & Crematory, Stuart Chapel.