Andrew “Andy” Scottie Parrish, of Wilmington, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He 79.
Andy was the son of the late Andrew Parrish and Mary Etta Ferrell Parrish. He was preceded by his sister, Willie Lee Ivey and two brothers, Bobby Parrish and Jerry Parrish.
Andy worked for many years at Stone Heavy Vehicles delivering parts and Triple T as a parts salesman. He was recognized for employee of the year at Triple T; know as “Mr. Wiz” because he knew all the part numbers by heart. Andy was a member of Forward in Christ Pentecostal Holiness Church.
He is survived by his wife, Carleen Parrish; sons, Robert D. Parrish and wife, Frances, of Davis, David Parrish, of Havelock, Andy Pate, of Marshallberg and Tony Parrish, of Juniper, Florida; stepson, Randy Jordan, of Wilmington; daughter, Gail Leggett and husband, Rob, of Greenville; stepdaughters, Amy Brinson and Nancy Thompson, of Wilmington; granddaughters, Marci Parrish, Robin Parrish and Erin Johnson, of Davis, Crystal Pate, of Marshallberg and Alicia Salinas, of Greenville; grandsons, Brandon Parrish, of Hickory, Justin Morris, of Colonial Heights, Virginia, Derek Pate, Jerome Pate and Matthew Pate, of Marshallberg; six great-grandkids; sisters, Diane Turner and husband, Wayne, Bonnie Hayes and husband, Bill, Elaine Barnes and husband, Jimmy, of Wilson, Peggy Barnes and husband, Bobby, Brenda Bunn, of Lucama and Frances Wright and husband, Dee, of Conway, South Carolina; brother, Randy Parrish, of Goldsboro; and brother-in-law, Norwood Ivey.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. A chapel service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorial s may be made to Forward in Christ Pentecostal Holiness Church, 2497 Blueberry Road, Currie, NC 28435.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.
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