Robert Milton Parrish, 88, of Raleigh, passed away Monday afternoon, August 8, 2022 at Rex Hospital. He was born in Johnston County to the late David Parrish and Bernie Whitley Parrish.
Mr. Parrish was a 1952 graduate of Corinth-Holders High School. He co-owned & operated Arc Equipment(Welding Supply) for 15 years and retired from Peden Steel after 25 years of service.
Friends may visit with the family from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Friday morning, August 12, 2022 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Parrish is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joy Rae Hinton Parrish; son, Robert Parrish & wife Lisa of Albermarle; granddaughter, Leigh Parrish of Albermarle; great-grandson, Braydon; several nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his brothers, James Parrish and Graham Parrish; sisters, Hazel Eason, Ruth Atkinson, Clara Hocutt and Nancy Godwin.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142.
Arrangements by Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC. (919)556-7400
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142