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Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Payne
Thursday October 24th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Richard C. Parrish, Jr.

Richard Charles Parrish, Jr., 66, of Antwerp, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center, surrounded by his family.

Richard was born in Dallas, Texas on November 18, 1952 a son of the late Richard & Pauline (Sanders) Parrish.

He graduated from Antwerp High School in 1971. Richard proudly served in West Berlin Germany in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1974. Richard went on to work for 33 years at BF Goodrich in Woodburn, Indiana.

Richard will be sadly missed by his wife Cheryl (Klender) whom he married in 1979; daughter, Sarah (Andy) Finnegan; grandchildren Dexter & Emme Finnegan; siblings Steve (Joyce) Parrish. Ron (Jean) Parrish, Anna Conley & Christine (Brian) Barker; stepmother, Donna Parrish; step siblings, Lonna Nelson, Pamela Mills, Kim Bowers, Joe Crabill & Jeff Crabill.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Parrish.

Richard's funeral service in Friday, October 25, 2019 at 1030 am, with viewing one hour prior at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp. 

Viewing is also Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 4 - 7 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

He will be laid to rest in Bethel Cemetery, with military honors.

Memorials are to Antwerp VFW Post 5087.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Richard Parrish, Jr.

Jaci Underwood Oct 25 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on October 24, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 24 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Sorry for your loss.

Donna & Ted Laker Oct 24 2019 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was ordered on October 24, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 24 2019 12:00 AM

So saddened by this news. Rick was a kind and gentle man who always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. Enjoyed talking with him. A classmate that will be missed. Prayers for all

Jane Wannemacher Collis Oct 23 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Parrish, Jr.

Russell Parrish and Patty Porter & Family Oct 22 2019 12:00 AM

A THE COLOR OF MEMORIES TABLE ARRANGEMENT was ordered on October 22, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Oct 22 2019 12:00 AM

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