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George Parrent, 60, of St. Louis, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at his home in St. Louis, Missouri.


George was born on September 15, 1960 in Poplar Bluff, MO to Jimmy Dean and Eva Rose (Byer) Parrent. He married Kathy Vallery on September 18, 1998.


George was a former member of Heartland Baptist Church. He was a machinist at South Side Machine Shop. He had a great sense of humor. He loved playing pool, testing his luck at the casino, and chasing Kathy around.


George is survived by his wife, mother, a son: Jacob (Hye Jin) Parrent of South Korea; a stepdaughter: Eva (Benjamin) Ferrario of St. Louis; a stepson: Travis (Tanya) Ruyle; a sister: Mitzi (Ron) Baker; many nieces and nephews; and his family at South Side Machine Shop.


He was preceded in death by his father, and a brother; Warren “Rock” Parrent.


A visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 9:00 am until the Service at 12:00 pm at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home located at 2521 Edwards St., Alton, IL. Masks are required.


Burial will follow at Bethalto United Methodist Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


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