Age: 90

Albert L. Parrott, 90, of Stockbridge, loving husband to the late Mona V. Parrott, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, from complications of cancer. He was born in Clarinda, Iowa, to the late George H. Parrott and Mattie Hise Hale. He grew up in Clarinda and attended Clarinda High School. He fought bravely for his country during WWII in the CBI Theater of Operations, for the United States Army. He was a devoted husband to his wife for 60 years, and raised three children: Jennifer, Scott and Curtis. He worked for Charles S. Martin Dist. Co., as a Vice President for 42 years, until his retirement. Enjoying work, he joined HVAC Insider News, where he spent another 22 years as Vice President & General Manager. He traveled extensively during his life, and visited many countries and cultures around the world. He had a love for flying. In 1948, he obtained his pilot’s license at the old Atlanta Hartsfield Airport when it was only a dirt strip. Owning his own plane during his younger years, he enjoyed flying all over the Southeastern U.S. He attended and was a faithful member of the Jodeco Road United Methodist Church in Stockbridge. He is survived by his daughter, Jennifer, and husband, Bruce Wilson, of Locust Grove; son, Scott, and wife, Nancy Parrott, of Conyers; son, Curtis, and wife, Karen Parrott, of Stockbridge; grandchildren, Brian Wilson, of Locust Grove, Mark Wilson and wife, Erin, of Stockbridge, Amanda Wilson, of Locust Grove, Christopher Parrott, of Stockbridge, Stephanie Parrott, of Stockbridge, Kate Snyder, of Jessup, Pa.; and great-grandchild, Haydon McKenzie Synder, of Jessup, Pa. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, with the Rev. Gene Sheffield officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens in McDonough, Ga. The family will receive friends TODAY (Wednesday, Aug. 3), from 5 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at: Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.