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James Colon Parrish Sr.

July 30, 1954 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 64)

James Colon Parrish, Sr., 64, of 2976 Cedar Falls Rd., Franklinville, died Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral Services, 2 PM, Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Harmony Baptist Church, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Frank Thacker, Jimmy Hill, Rev. Jeffrey Wright.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

James was a native of Chatham County, a longtime resident of Franklinville, and a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a carpenter and was a former Chief of the Franklinville Volunteer Fire Department. James was member of Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Maness Parrish, brother, Ray Parrish, and daughter-in-law, Shannon Parrish.

Survivors: wife, Teresa Parrish, of the home, daughters, Dana Wright, and husband, Jeffrey, of Franklinville, Brandi Craven, and husband, Seth, of Franklinville, sons, James C. "J.C." Parrish Jr. and spouse, Radford, of Ramseur, Craig Parrish, and wife, Sandy, of Franklinville,  father, James Goley Parrish, of Franklinville, sister, Patricia Robbins, and husband, Rodney, of Franklinville, brother, Howard Parrish, of Pleasant Garden, grandchildren, Christian Parrish, Josie Parrish, R.J. Wright, Danielle Parrish, Savannah Parrish, Jeremiah Wright, Eli Craven.

Visitation, 6 PM to 8 PM, Friday, Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur and other times at the residence.

Condolences may be made online at

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 849, Ramseur, NC 27316.

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