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Ralph E. Parrish, Sr.

Ralph E. Parrish, Sr.

Nov 23rd, 1939 - Nov 28th, 2018
  • Birth Date: Nov 23rd, 1939
  • Death Date: Nov 28th, 2018
  • Funeral Date: Dec 1st, 2018
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown
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Ralph E. “Pappy” Parrish, Sr., 79, of Littlestown, died early Wed A.M., Nov 28, at Gettysburg Hospital.  He was the husband of Jeannie (Reese) Parrish for 53 years.  Born Nov 23, 1939 in Gamber, Ralph was the son of the late Albert Franklin, Sr. & Elizabeth (Buckingham) Parrish.  He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.  Ralph was retired since 2002 from Carroll County Government Landfills as a supervisor after 34 years of service.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are his son, Ralph E. “Bunk” Parrish, Jr. & companion, Wanda Shultz of Hanover; his grandchildren:  Dakotah, Bianca & Conway Parrish; his great granddaughter Cora Lynn; his brother Albert F. “Buddy” Parrish, Jr. of Johnson City, TN; and his two sisters:  Doris Cornett of Speedwell, TN and Myrtle Slagle of NC.  Ralph was predeceased by his 3 sisters:  Janetta Myers, Eva Yox and Helen Egolf and his 2 brothers:  Roland and Carl Parrish.  Ralph was a member of Littlestown FOE.
He enjoyed tinkering with his cars and tractors in his garage and helping others with their autos.
Funeral Service is Saturday, Dec 1, at 11 A.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown with The Rev. S.A. Garrett officiating.  Viewing is Friday, Nov 30, from 6 – 8 P.M. at the funeral  home.  Interment is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown.  Online condolences may be shared on

Angie Singer Keating
Nov 30th, 2018 11:49 pm
Miss Jeanie and Bunky,
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Ralph’s passing. May memories of him soon bring you smiles instead of tears. He was a true friend to my family and a wonderful man.
Cali (Amoss) Ecker
Nov 30th, 2018 5:30 am
I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Ralph. Jeannie, you are in my thoughts and prayers!
Laura Long
Nov 30th, 2018 4:40 am
He was a wonderful man. He was always willing to help anyone. He would always say hello when he seen u May he R.I.P. sorry for ur loss.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Nov 29th, 2018 8:46 pm
You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Eddie Parrish
Nov 29th, 2018 7:41 pm
My thoughts & prayers are with your family during this time.
tammy parrish
Nov 29th, 2018 4:01 pm
Susan Abell
Nov 29th, 2018 2:21 pm
I love you.
Tammy Parrish/Livingston
Nov 29th, 2018 12:09 pm
Sorry for your loss may he rest in peace he will be missed by many

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