Danny Lee “Bucky” Parish, 61, of rural Arbela, Mo died at 1:54 P.M. Saturday July 5, 2014 at University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City. He was born October 23, 1952 at Van Buren County Hospital to Charley and Doris Kennedy Parish. He married Susan Bartholomew in 1987 and they were blessed with two sons. They later divorced. Danny went to school in Luray, Mo and graduated from Revere, MO High School. He worked at Iowa Malleable Iron, Fairfield and later at Dexter Co., Fairfield until 2013. He loved the outdoors, John Wayne, NASCAR, Dale Earnhardt and Yosemite Sam and was a member of Mt. Sterling Betterment Society. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his two sons, daughter-in-law and Earl the Dog and a numerous amount of friends who gathered at A.J.’s in Mt. Sterling for “Bucky Burgers”.
Danny is survived by his sons, Ray and wife, Terra of Keosauqua and Robby of Arbela, a brother, Don Parish and family of Colo, IA, a sister, Dorothy Tweedy and family of Keosauqua, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Darrell Parish, aunts, uncles and grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 2 P.M. Wednesday July 9, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Larry Shipley officiating. Visitation will open at 3 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with family present 5-7 P.M. Burial will be in Harness Cemetery, Mt. Sterling. Gifts to a memorial to be designated later by the family may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the P.O. Box 81, Keosauqua, IA 52565