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.

Text Only
Local News

Local Sports
Police Reports
Your Agenda
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Business Marquee
Weather Radar
Sen. Chambliss addresses farm bill in Tifton
Riding the Steam Train at Ga. Museum of Agriculture
Nature's Beauty in a Tifton parking lot
Peanut Prices Remain Strong