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Blanton Horace Parrack

In Loving Memory

Blanton Horace Parrack

07/25/1934 - 09/08/2017

B.H. Parrack went home to the Lord on Friday, September 8, 2017 after a hard fought battle with lung disease, he was 83 years old.  He lost his wife and best friend Nancy Parrack just 16 days earlier.  The two of them were married right at 63 years and are now together again eternally.  B.H. was born in Ganado, Texas on July 25, 1934 to Henry Alexander and Alta Lee Parrack. He was preceded in death by his brother Bill Parrack, and is survived by his sister Norma Scott.  Raised in West Columbia Texas, B.H. was known as an avid outdoorsman who loved being in the woods and on the water.  He was a quiet believer in God, and spoke that “God doesn’t hold lying against you as long as it is about huntin or fishin.” He had a wonderful sense of humor to the very end.

He was a family man who raised 4 children, had 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  B.H. lost his oldest son Gregg in 2015 who was survived by wife Bonnie.  Living are daughter Debbie McCormack and husband Bob, son Brian Parrack and wife Marlene, and son Chris Parrack and wife Aleta.

To the younger family members he was called Pa.  His grandchildren were Spencer McCormack, Mandy McCormack, Candace McCormack, Caroline Reed, Katie Frausto, Bobby McCormack, Jordan Parrack, Leah Parrack, Roy Knight, Deena Russell, Danny Parrack, Drew Parrack, Deborah Parrack, Julia Parrack, Christopher Parrack and Colton Parrack.  Great grandchildren were; Taylor McCormack, Kaci Parrack, Jana Rudy, Nolan Rudy, Landon Roeker, Maverick Parrack, Sydney Parrack, Norah Parrack, Haddie Parrack, Winnie Parrack, Etta Reed, Louise Reed, June Frausto and Raegan Russell.  

B.H. worked many jobs in his younger years. He got his first paying job at 13 years old driving a truck delivering live chickens to the packing house. To provide for Nancy and his young family, he was a hunting and fishing guide, construction worker, alligator hunter and eventually ran a corporate hunting and fishing club for Tennessee Gas Company.  He moved his family to Friendswood in 1973 and began the last phase of his career where he sold welding supplies well into his 70’s. He knew everyone from the welder’s helper’s to the CEO and treated them with equal respect.  B.H. had many friends who always had a good story to tell about his quotes, or things he did as a young man.  He was the cause of a lot of laughter in his lifetime.

A casual Celebration of Life for B.H. and Nancy will be held from 1 to 4pm Friday September 15th at Joe’s Banquet Hall next to Joe’s BBQ in Alvin, Texas.  Lunch will be served. 

Condolences may be sent to the Parrack family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.


September 15,2017 - 12:43 pm

Debbie @ Carter,Keaton, Kylie

Love from our hearts...to all your family.Chris, we love you..

 

September 13,2017 - 10:36 am

Jackie Stafford

To the Parrack and McCormick families, I am so truly sorry for your loss. Losing both parents in such a short time is beyond heartbreaking. Praying for Gods love and peace to get all of you through this very difficult time. May the happy memories give you some comfort. My love to all Jackie

 

September 13,2017 - 6:41 pm

Brenda Bradsher

My sincere condolences to the entire Parrack family. BH was a true Texas gentleman. I've enjoyed a few BH stories myself. Love, Brenda

 

September 14,2017 - 8:55 pm

Cathy wenner

Love you...

 

September 14,2017 - 12:11 pm

Scott Cowley

What a great man! Closest thing to a second father I ever had. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

 

September 14,2017 - 2:59 pm

Mary Weems Hill

All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Your parents were such good friends to my parents and our family. Mom so appreciated you bringing your Mom to see her. We really enjoyed the visit. They were a wonderful couple.Love to all of you.

 

September 13,2017 - 9:01 am

Barbara Matthews

So sorry for this families loss. Remember all the good times to get you through the bad. You all will be in our prayers. GOD bless each of you.

 

September 13,2017 - 9:07 am

Kari & Doug McCormick

Dear Debbie & Bob, We are grieving your loss with you and your family. I pray y'all will feel the loving arms of our Lord Jesus sustaining you and bringing you peace throughout these sad days. Much Love, Kari & Doug

 


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