Paul Vincent Parrish, 74, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home.

Paul Vincent Parrish, 74, of Novinger, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home.

Born March 29, 1942 in Kirksville, Missouri, Paul was the son of the late Leroy Vincent and Leota Marie (Bozarth) Parrish. On July 24, 1963 in Kirksville, Missouri, Paul was united in marriage to Martha Kay Rogers who preceded him in death on May 16, 1999. He was also preceded in death by one daughter Linda Green and three brothers, Boyd, Gary and James Parrish.

Paul is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Kevin Baird of Novinger, MO; one brother, Joey Parrish of Kirksville, MO; two sisters, Margie Penn of Kirksville, MO, and Barbara Jean West of Novinger, MO; and thirteen grandchildren.

Paul resided in the Connelsville area most of his life and repaired small engines and was employed several years for the Bank of Kirksville.

He enjoyed tinkering with motors, cutting wood, and loved his dachshund dogs.

Paul was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Kirksville.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Travis-Noe Funeral Home in Kirksville, with Reverend Alma Brown officiating. Family will receive friends for one hour before the service. Interment will follow the service at Ownbey Cemetery, in Kirksville.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Baird, Chazz White, Derek Kirkpatrick, Chayton Baird, Brandon Baird, and Jeff Baird.

Memorials may be made to his daughter, Kelly Baird. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, MO 63501.