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Carr Max Parrish

d. February 3, 2022

Carr Max Parrish, age 81, passed away surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness, on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

Max was born at home on May 4, 1940 to the late Carr and Mary Parrish in Farmer, NC.

Prior to his retirement in 2002, Max had always worked in the furniture industry. He retired from H & H Furniture in Seagrove after more than 30 years of service. He was of Christian Faith.

Max had a true love for vintage John Deere Tractors, his favorite being Model “G”.  He won several tractor pulling competitions at Dixie Classic Fairground, Old Threshers Reunion, and Davie County Fair.

Max was preceded in death by his infant son, Todd Max Parrish, his parents, siblings: Ester Cox, Hilda Robbins, Frances Hill Wall, Peggy Parrish, L.C. Parrish, Ray Parrish, Clegg Parrish, Ike Parrish and Arthur Parrish.

After meeting in Farmer grade school, he later married his loving wife of more than 62 years, Jane Sanders Parrish.

He is survived by his wife: Jane Sanders Parrish of the home; daughters: Tammy Jane (Jose) of Rockingham and Kellie Jo (Scott) McDowell of Jackson Creek, son: Carr Max “Chuck” Parrish, Jr., of Trinity; grandchildren: Joseph (Felicia) Miller of Denton, Brain (Stephanie) Anderson of Burlington, Curtis (Amanda) Anderson of Randleman and Roxanne Parson of Asheboro; and 22 great grandchildren.

The Parrish Family will receive friends Sunday, February 6, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, NC.

The Parrish Family would like to extend “heartfelt graduate” to the Seagrove Fire Department and request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Seagrove Fire Department, P. O. Box 299, Seagrove, NC 27341.

The Parrish Family is being assisted by Pugh Funeral Home, Asheboro.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Carr Max Parrish, please visit our flower store.

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