James “Frank” Parrish, Jr. 79, of Wilmington went to be with the LORD on Wednesday February 16, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends.
He leaves to celebrate his life and legacy to children Donna Parrish Gore and husband Danny , Paula Parrish Rivenbark (Phillip Groves), former wife Madeline White Parrish, Sister Peggy Parrish Eagel and husband George , Brother William Jenkins Parrish and wife Mary, Grandchildren Shannon Gore Allen and husband Jamie, Amy Rivenbark Musselwhite and husband Chris , Joshua Franklin Gore. Great Grandchildren Emily Musselwhite, Branton Allen. Many loved Family and friends.
Frank was a charter member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, member of Wilmington Lodge 319 AF&AM, and Scottish Rite bodies of Wilmington, and retired from the North Carolina National Guard with 27 Years of service to our country and remained active in many Events with the Guard.
A memorial service with Military honors will be conducted 3:00 PM Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The family will see friends following the service in the fellowship hall.
The Family Would like to express a special note of appreciation to all of the Doctors, Nurses and staff 7th floor NHRMC and his personal doctor, Dr. James Adams and Nurse Heather of Leland, NC. Also Thanks to David McDonald, Jim Newkirk, NHRMC Clergy for all your support.
Memorials maybe made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 500 Kenwood Ave, Wilmington, NC 28405 or a charity of your choice.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099