Frank Roland Parrish, 64, of Elizabeth City, NC, died Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his home. Born in Wilson, NC, he was the son of the late Walter J. Parrish and Grace Watkins Parrish and was the husband of Kimberly Austin Parrish. Frank was devoted to his wife and children. He served and loved Christ Episcopal Church for thirty-four years and he loved serving the people of the First Judicial District as their elected District Attorney. Mr. Parrish was a graduate of University of North Carolina and Campbell Law School and was Past President of the Conference of District Attorneys.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Parrish is survived by a daughter, Erin Nicole Parrish of Hillsborough, NC; a son, Jason Mendel Parrish of Amsterdam; a brother, Walter J. Parrish, Jr. and wife Norma of Laurinburg, NC; and a nephew, Walter J. Parrish, III and wife Melody of Greensboro, NC.
A memorial service will take place Friday, September 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church with the Rev. Brent Melton officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Christ Episcopal Church Parish House. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Christ Episcopal Church, 200 S. McMorrine Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909; or to the SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina, P.O. Box 1722, Elizabeth City, NC 27906. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City is assisting the Parrish family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences