Four Oaks, NC: Mr. Edward Rufus "Eddie" Parrish, age 80, of 301 Thompson Road died Tuesday at Johnston UNC Heath Care, Clayton. Graveside Funeral Service will be 11:00 AM Friday, May 18, 2018, at Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens, Smithfield, NC. Rev. Billy Nowell will officiate.
Mr. Parrish was born in Johnston County to the late Rufus and Lummie Byrd Parrish. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carrol Thompson Parrish and several brothers and sisters. Mr. Parrish was the owner and operator of Cloverleaf Auto outside Four Oaks.
Surviving include special companion of 31 years, Elizabeth Parrish; children, Eddie Ray Parrish of South Carolina, Angela Carol Parrish of Goldsboro and Michael Travis Parrish of Four Oaks; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Friday prior to the graveside service at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks.