Donald Rand Parrish
January 28, 1952 – January 31, 2022
Donald Rand Parrish, 70, of Fremont, passed away Monday. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at Maplewood Cemetery. Rev. Phil Baucom will officiate.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson from 6-8 p.m.
Donald was known as a family man to all those who knew and loved him. He spent his days as a transporter for CSX Railroad. In his days after retirement, when he wasn’t spending time with his loving family, he was doing the things he loved best which included, golfing, fishing and NASCAR. Donald was also a big fan and supporter of Duke Basketball.
Donald is survived by his wife, Norma Barfield Parrish of the home; son, Joey Parrish of Kenly; stepdaughter, Julie Thompson and husband Chris, of Sims; granddaughters, Jessie Parrish of Wilson, Megan Thompson of Sims, Hailey Thompson of Sims; grandson, Seth Thompson of Pinehurst and brother, Randy Parrish and wife, Kitty of Fremont.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Drucie Parrish and brothers, Kenneth and Rudy Parrish.
Flowers are welcome or donations to the Lions Club of Pikeville, P.O. Box 338, Pikeville, North Carolina, 27863.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.