The Rev. Charles E. Parrish ’42

The Rev. Charles E. Parrish ’42 of Franklin, N.C., died November 6, 2006. He was a graduate of Union Theological Seminary and attended Duke graduate school. He was a retired (PCUSA) minister. He was an active member of the Highlands Presbyterian Church and a member of the Presbytery of Western North Carolina. He began his ministries in West Virginia, continued in North and South Carolina Georgia, and Virginia. These ministries not only include pastoring and preaching from the pulpit, but he was included in the administration of St. Andrews Presbyterian College and consulting with the Presbyterian Children’s Home in Lynchburg, Va. Early in his ministry, he was an active Boy Scouts leader and had numerous Eagle Scout recipients. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Ruth Stuart Parrish. Survivors include three children, Mary Beth Houston, Margaret P. Calloway, 267 Cheney Ln., Highlands, N.C. 28741, and Stuart Parrish; eleven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.