Roy Evitt Parrish, Jr., age 86, of Chickamauga, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020. He was a lifelong resident of Chickamauga. After graduation from Gordon Lee High School, Roy started to work for Chickamauga Telephone Company and then served his country in the US Army in Korea. He served on the city council for two years and became Chickamauga’s first City Manager or City’s Utilities Manager as it was called at that time. Later he was successful in running for Walker County Commissioner and proudly served his fellow citizens for 24 years until his retirement in 1996. Roy was a member of Elizabeth Lee UMC for over 50 years where he served as chairman of the administrative board and other positions.