Ben A. Parrish, Sr.
Ben A. Parrish, Sr.
November 10, 1944 - July 9, 2021

Ben A. Parrish, Sr.

Ben A. Parrish, Sr., 76, of Hollister, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka, following an extended illness.

Ben was a lifelong resident of Putnam County, growing up in Palatka and later living in Hollister. He worked for Florida Furniture for 26 years. Later retired from the Putnam County School District. He enjoyed fishing and riding through the woods.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cincinnatus and Marie Parrish; two sisters, Lottie Parrish and Grace Ann Parrish.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Debrah Parrish; a son and daughter-in-law, Ben, Jr. and Kathryn Parrish; two daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and Larry Sikes, Emily and Harley Rollins; a brother, Tommy Parrish; three sisters, Mandy Piercy, Ella Shiflett, Iris Parrish; seven grandchildren, Harley Rollins, Jr., Felecia Cahan, Vanessa Vought, Joshua Rollins, Sydney Sullivan, Eryn Parrish, and Josiah Parrish.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Etoniah Cemetery in Bardin with Sister Ella Shiflett officiating.

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Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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