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Obituary for James Otis "Jim" Parrott

James “Jim” Otis Parrott, 74 of Rushville, MO, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS with Rev. George Baugh officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, December 30, 2019, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Rushville Christian Church or Mt. Vernon Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Jim was born September 7, 1945 in Atchison, KS, the son of Charles and Eula (Sparks) Parrott. He graduated DeKalb High School in 1963. Jim farmed his whole life. He was a member of the Rushville Christian Church, Lions Club. Jim enjoyed fishing, gardening, old cars and car shows. He especially enjoyed his family.

Jim married Linda Nitz on June 4, 1966 at the First Christian Church, Atchison, KS. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include a son, Brian and Diane Parrott, Leavenworth, KS, a daughter, Wendy and Wayne Adams, St. Joseph, MO, a brother, Kenneth and Mary Parrott, Rushville, MO, a sister Joyce and Larry Kincaid, Tracy, MO, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Shelly Parrott, a grandson, AJ Adams.