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Hershel Parrish

Passed Away: May 3, 2022

Hershel Parrish, 90, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

He is preceded in death by two wives, Jo Evelyn Parrish and Susan Jane Parrish; two brothers; and two sisters.

Hershel was born in Carey, TX and was a US Navy veteran.  He lived most of his life in Texas; and retired from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and the International Tourism of Westlake, TX.  Hershel then retired to Hendersonville in 2003.

He was an active member of the Rotary Club both in Texas and Hendersonville.  Hershel was also a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

He is survived by a wife of fourteen years, Barbara Lupfer Parrish; four daughters, Kathy Cothes (Randy) of Lubbock, TX, Jamie Valigura (Tom) of Waco, TX, Kelly Gregerson of Austin, TX, and Laurie Thompson (Brady) of McDonough, GA; twelve grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Fitzsimmons officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Interfaith Assistance Ministries of Henderson County. www.iam-hc.org
The memorial service will be streamed online at www.facebook.com/gracehendersonville

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 13, 2022

Time: 11:00 am


Grace Lutheran Church

1245 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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