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Robert Parrish

March 9, 1938 — August 23, 2010

Bob Parrish, 72, of Almo, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at 2:15 a.m. at his residence after an extended illness. Parrish was born in Calloway County on March 9, 1938, to the late Frank and Helen Puckett Parrish. A member of Palestine United Methodist Church, he retired with B.F. Goodrich in Calvert City after 32 years of service.

In addition to his parents, Parrish was preceded in death by his former wife, Peggy Butterworth Parrish; and a brother, Joe Rudolph.

He is survived by his wife, Faye Parrish of Almo; two daughters, Theresea Howard of Willis, Texas and Bonnie Burkeen, and husband David of Almo; one step-daughter, Jill Mendoza, and husband Daniel of Nashville ,Tenn.; two sons, Roger Parrish, and wife Nora of Murray and Robby Parrish, and wife Bernadette of Hopkinsville; two step-sons, Ron Childress, and wife Amanda of Fayetteville, Ga. and Shan Childress, and wife Elen of Georgetown; nine grandchildren, Tyiesha Thaxton, and husband Scott, Shawna Watson, and husband Ray, Chris Burkeen and wife Misti, Clint Burkeen, Jessica Youngblood, Cassie Burkeen, Nathan Dunbar, Logan Parrish and Carson Parrish; eight step-grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Rev. Elijah Balentine and the Rev. Robert McKinney officiating and eulogy by Clifton Edwards. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be today, Tuesday, Aug. 24 from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences can be made at

Service Details

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 1:00pm, J H Churchill Funeral Home

Interment Details

Murray Memorial Gardens

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