Obituaries

Ronald W. Parrett

October 3, 1947 - March 3, 2018

Ronald  W.  Parrett

Obituary

Belvidere, IL

Ronald W. Parrett, 70, of Belvidere, IL, passed away March 3, 2018 in Alden Debes Nursing Home. He was born October 3, 1947, the son of Edmund and Mary Parrett. Ronald married the love of his life Cheryl Sandrock on July 24, 1976. He proudly served his country with the United States Air Force including a year in Vietnam. Ronald worked as a Probation Department Administrator for the Winnebago County Court Services for 35 years.  He was a member of the Illinois Probation and Court Services Association, 2nd City Barbershop Chorus, as well as a member of First United Methodist Church in Belvidere. Ronald loved going to the movies at the theater, watching Gunsmoke and old westerns, as well as attending the Rockford Symphony and Starlight Theater at Rock Valley College. He enjoyed pizza night on the weekends at Gerry’s or Carlyle’s, cheering on the Chicago Bears or his “camps” out on the patio with his cigar, beer and country music. Most importantly he loved his boys and family more than anything.

Ronald is loved and will be missed by his wife, Cheryl; sons Brian (Melissa) Parrett, Christopher (Emily) Parrett; granddaughter, Lexington Parrett; siblings, Stephen (Linda) Parrett, Carol Mayo; brother-in -law Ronald Sandrock; sister-in-law, Paulette (Richard) Panish as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Monty Fox officiating. A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. untill 1:45 prior to service at 2:00 p.m. Memorials to the family to establish a memorial at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. A Private burial will take place in Belvidere Cemetery. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com

Service Schedule

Saturday, March 10, 2018

First United Methodist Church

610 Bonus Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61065

A visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. untill 1:45 prior to service at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

First United Methodist Church

610 Bonus Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61065

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Monty Fox officiating.

Belvidere Cemetery

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Praying for God’s Love and Comfort to you, Cheryl, and your family as you grieve Ron’s passing. So very sorry for your loss.

Steve and Linda Lennon 2018-03-10T16:24:48

I have never met a better man in my life. I wish I would have known him longer. I’m grateful for the opportunity I did have. He will not be forgotten. Prayers for the family.

SinClair Casiano 2018-03-10T15:25:06

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Ron at the Probation Department for 3 years in the early 80’s. He was a very well respected professional and I learned a lot from him. He had a great sense of humor and an all around good person.

Thomas Pellicore 2018-03-10T10:09:08

Cheryl, Chris, Brian and family,
We will truly miss Ron; he was an amazing guy and an overall kind person. You all are in our prayers. God bless!

Shawn and Michelle Rooney 2018-03-08T08:26:08

Cheryl,Brian,Chris & family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron was a wonderful person & will be greatly missed. His memory will live in your hearts forever.

Debbie & Fran Re 2018-03-07T22:40:39

Cheryl and Family,

We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts.

The Leese Family

The Leese Family 2018-03-07T19:17:36

Dear Cheryl and Family, I’m very sorry for your loss. It sounds as if he was a good man, a man one would be proud to call a friend. May you be comforted knowing your husband is safely resting in the arms of our Lord with no more pain or suffering. You are in my prayers.

Diane Hartweg Heitz 2018-03-07T17:59:18

Dear Cheryl and family,
Thinking of you all and wishing you strength during this difficult time…prayers sent
Love Joanne Navas & Family

Joanne Navas 2018-03-07T16:42:22

On behalf of Ron’s Polo High School Class of 1965 we express our deepest condolences to Cheryl and family. It was so good to see Ron and Cheryl at our last High School Reunion several years ago. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Paula Scott Kielas 2018-03-07T16:31:39

Cheryl and Family,
My deepest condolences to all of you. Prayers are sent your way.

Lin 2018-03-07T14:45:33