Bryan Keith Parrott was born on May 19, 1969, to the union of Jackie and Patsy Parrott in Benham, KY.
He spent his early childhood mostly in Chicago, IL before he settled his life in Lexington, KY. To his family, he was known as “Keith” or “Uncle Keith.”
Bryan Keith departed this life on Monday, May 11, 2020, at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Hospital, where he lost his battle with Leukemia.
Bryan graduated from Cumberland High School in 1987, and then attended University of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University with which he graduated
with many Teaching degrees and awards. He studied abroad in Russia, where he attended Vladimir State University and became an interpreter.
He served as interpreter for the Russian Olympic team during the Olympics. Bryan was a proud U.S. Army Veteran, who served in Desert Storm. He was part of the 101st Airborne Division stationed
at Fort Campbell, where he received many honors, recognitions, and awards.
Bryan lived his life as a beloved and devoted son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend to many. He was a Special Education Teacher at Tates Creek Middle School, where he devoted his time and passion to helping his students achieve success. He spent his days enjoying his many television shows, planting his flowers, carrying on conversations with many, loving his many cats, and most of all spending time with his nieces and nephews that he absolutely adored. He believed in the Pentecostal faith.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jackie Ellis Parrott, SR, paternal grandparents, Jack & Nadine Parrott, maternal grandparents, Kyle & Blanche Daugherty, uncles, Jimmy & Eddie Parrott, cousin, Dean Wilson Austin.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his mother, Patsy Parrott who loved him dearly. He also leaves four brothers and one sister; Richard and wife Kris Parrott of Cumberland, KY, Jackie Parrott Jr. of Lexington, KY, Steven and wife Manda of Frankfort, KY, Bobby and wife Rachel of Lexington, KY, and his sister, Christine and husband Jacob Quillen of Lynch, KY, Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Due to the restrictions and mandated guidelines from the Governor of Kentucky and the CDC, all services will be private.
Rev. Matthew David Noe officiating
Burial will be Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Monte Vista Cemetery in Cumberland, KY.
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