Monty Jay Parish

August 4, 1956 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 64)


Monty Jay Parish of Eaton Rapids,

Passed away November 1, 2020 at the age of 64. Monty was born in Lansing, MI, August 4, 1956, the son of Richard and Catherine (Hillis) Parish. He worked for Heifetz Pickle Factory, was a handyman and had his own lawncare service. Monty loved being outdoors cutting wood, camping, sitting by the campfire and was a talented self-taught guitarist. He was also a very competitive spoon player.

Monty is survived by his daughter, Dannille Parish of Charlotte; grandchildren, Colt Courtney of ME, Dylon Courtney of ME, Callista Courtney of ME, Koda Mullins of Lansing; siblings, Lori Parish, Mitch (Debbie) Jardot, Patty (Doug) Lifford; brother-in-law, Rick Price. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Raelynn Parish and sister, Jane Price.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please make memorial contributions in Monty’s memory to the American Cancer Society. Those desiring may send online condolences to

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