Raymond Torvie Parrott, 80, Las Vegas, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Nathan Adelson Hospice after a prolonged illness.

He was born Dec. 5, 1938, in Cleburne County, Ark., to Jake O. and Jessie Pearl (Tidwell) Parrott.

He married Joyce Halling on Dec. 29, 1962, in Hanston.

Survivors include his wife of 56-plus years, Las Vegas; three sons, Greg and wife, Stefanie, La Crosse, Scott, Las Vegas, Richard and wife, Eva, Hays; three daughters, Monica Scrudder, Gig Harbor, Wash., Jennifer York and husband, Daren, Scott City, and Myrna, Las Vegas; three sisters, Wanda Abernathy and husband, Robert, Hutchinson, Linda Rehmert, Eufala, Okla., and Brenda West, Corinth, Miss.; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Andrew; a half-sister, Opal Woodam; a granddaughter, Alexa Leigh Whalen; a daughter, Janelle Parrott Whalen; and a son, Michael Brett.

Services will be at Christ the King Catholic Church in Las Vegas; inurnment will be at a later date in Palm Eastern Cemetery.

Condolences can be sent to Palm Eastern Mortuary & Cemetery, 7600 S. Eastern Avenue Las Vegas, Nev. 89123.