Delbert “Del” Eugene Parrish, of Savannah, Georgia and husband of Beverly Nan Langford Parrish, died Tuesday morning, June 23, 2015, at Hospice Savannah.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, he was a son of the late James Parrish and the late Ethel Cash Parrish Jeffries. Del was raised by his grandparents, Charlie and Cornelia Cash. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran who served from 1963-1967 and was wounded in Vietnam. Del was a well-known commercial plumber who owned and operated Parrish Plumbing Company, Inc. on Hilton Head Island for 30 years. He loved sports and was an avid golfer.
Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Beverly Nan Langford Parrish; one brother, Larry Jeffries and his wife, Olivia; two sisters, Darlene Sneed and Tonya Smith, and his sister-in-law, Marsha Brigdon. Even though Del had no children, he and Nan played a major role in these children’s lives: his nephews, Ross Brigdon II and Jason Brigdon and his wife, Julie, and one great-niece and five great-nephews, Jack Brigdon III, Ashton Brigdon, Alex Brigdon, Gavin Brigdon, Olivia Brigdon and Colin Brigdon.
The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 o’clock Saturday morning at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.
A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday morning in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by The Reverend James C. Sapp.
Remembrances: Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. – 1601 Drayton Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401or Second Harvest Food Bank – 2501 East Presidents Street, Savannah, Georgia 31404.