Henry Byrd Parrish



Henry Byrd Parrish of Mineral passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. He was born January 8, 1926 to the late Joseph Reuben “Brud” Parrish and Jeannette Jones Parrish.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Addie Byrd Parrish; a son, Thomas Byrd Parrish; his brothers, J. R. “Joe” Parrish, Elton L. Parrish and William T. “Billy” Parrish and sisters, Lenora Thorpe and Dorothy Gammon.
He is survived by his two sons, Robert “Bobby” Parrish and his wife Sandra of Louisa and Steve Parrish and his wife Debbie of Bumpass; and five daughters, Shirley Perkins of Mineral, Sandra Gentry and her husband Dennis of Louisa, Judy Pierce and her husband Miles of Bumpass, Patsy Shifflett and her husband Clinton of Orange and Cindy Lucas and her husband Mark of Henrico. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at South Anna Baptist Church, Mineral, VA; services to be conducted by Rev. Steve McClary. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services with interment in the church cemetery.