Tifton Gazette


January 13, 2014

Robert Milton "Bob" Parrish Sr

TIFTON — Robert Milton "Bob" Parrish Sr., 68, of Tifton died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at his residence.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Ridge Cemetery.  The Rev. John O'Connor will officiate with burial to follow. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Tiftarea Tea Party Patriots. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the hour of service at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

Mr. Parrish was born Aug. 6, 1945 in Tifton and was the son of Albert James "Sam" Parrish and Mildred Clifton Parrish, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by one brother, James A. "Jimmy" Parrish. He graduated from Tift County High School and earned degrees from Albany Junior College, Moultrie Technical College and the University of Georgia. He worked in real estate for several years and assisted in taking surveys for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. He was a member of Ty Ty Methodist Church and the Tiftarea Tea Party Patriots.

He was also a veteran of the United Stated Army.

Mr. Parrish is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Milton and Nikki Parrish of Tifton; one daughter, Gina Hill of Tifton; and seven grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Anna and Emily Parrish and Noah, Seth and Sarah Grace Hill.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Parrish family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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