Willard L. Parrish


Willard L. Parrish, 90, of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

He was born July 22, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, to Jesse and Hazel Parrish.

Willard was a proud World War II veteran.

He was employed at IPL for a number of years and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Whiteland.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Dale (Loretta) Parrish, sisters, Joann (Carl) Mitchner and Mary (Ray) Baker; and daughters, Becky (Dick) Lee and Janet Davis.

Willard is survived by his loving wife, Rose C. (Bannister) Parrish; son, Wayne Parrish; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. on Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278; or American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

To leave the family online condolences, please visit forestlawncemetery-fh.com.