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Gordon Lee Parrish

November 8, 1955 ~ November 19, 2021 (age 66)

Obituary

Gordon Lee Parrish

November 8, 1955 - November 19, 2021

 

                        Wilson….Gordon Lee “Dick” Parrish, 66, of Wilson went peacefully to sleep in the arms of Jesus on Friday morning.

                         Gordon was a hard worker and family man. Gordon loved the outdoors, picking blueberries, eating peanuts on the porch, and watching old westerns on TV and DVD’s.

                         He was preceded in death by his parents, Hurbert “Cottonhead” and Doris Pittman Parrish, and father-in-law, Herbert “Dickie” Farmer.

                         He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Lori Farmer Parrish; daughter, Rebekah “Bekah” Parrish of the home; and four-legged son, Biscuit; sons, Dickie Lee Parrish (Amy) of Kinston and Travis Parrish (Dorinda) of Las Vegas; adopted parents, Vernon and Nancy Parrish of Lucama; mother-in- law, Dorothy Farmer of Wilson; brother-in-law, Thomas Farmer of Wilson; sister-in-law, Sherry Bass (Russ) of Wilson; grandchildren, Nick and Kassidy Parrish of Wilson, Isabella and Josiah Parrish of Las Vegas, and Emily Carmody of Kinston; sisters, Avis Jean Owens, Vonnie Parrish, Wanda (Curly) Tucker, all of Lucama.

                         A visitation will be held Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at Shingleton Funeral Home and all other times at the Parrish home, 5112 Archer Road, Wilson, NC 27896

                          A Graveside service will be conducted at White Oak Presbyterian Church cemetery, 699 Polly Watson Rd. Fremont, NC 27830 Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Sonny Griswald and Ray Parker officiating.

                         Monetary donations to help cover end of life expenses can be sent to Shingleton Funeral Home 2413 Nash Street NW P.O. Box 1909 Wilson, NC 27894

                         Shingleton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Parrish family.

                          Online condolences may be directed to www.shingletonfh.com

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 21, 2021

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Shingleton Funeral Home
2413 Nash Street NW P.O. Box 1909
Wilson, NC 27894

Graveside Service
Sunday
November 21, 2021

2:30 PM
White Oak Presbyterian Church
699 Polly Watson Road
Fremont, NC 27830

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