Michael Parrent, age 68, of Princeton, died Wednesday, May 1, at the Caldwell Medical Center. He retired as a diesel mechanic for Rudd Equipment. Michael was a member of Trinity United Methodist church, an avid hunter of turkey and deer and the best "G"daddy in the world.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orvel and Jessie Dail Wilson Parrent; sister, Linda Leigh; and brothers; Danny and Kenneth Parrent.

Survivors are: his wife of 49 years, Vicky Murphy Parrent; sons, Erik Parrent of Lexington, and Jay Parrent of Princeton; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation was held Friday, May 3 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morgan's Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.