Richard Monroe Parris

 

May 6, 2019



Richard Monroe Parris, 90, of Denver, N.C., died Monday, April 29, 2019.

His funeral service was held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Lakeshore Presbyterian Church with Rev. Ken Cross officiating.

Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Warlick Funeral Home.

He was born Feb. 20, 1929, in Canton, N.C., to the late Richard and Julia Burnette Parris. He was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve and then attended Clemson University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. He was employed with Duke Energy for 39 years.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Leppert Parris, of the home; a son, Richard Parris Jr. and wife, Suzanne, of Lincolnton, N.C .; two daughters, Kelly Burton and husband, Charles, of Stoneville, and Carol Krauss, of Portsmouth, Va .; two sisters, Frances Siniard, of Brevard, and Ann Parker, of Candler; six grandchildren, Zachary Parris and Matthew Parris, Amy Land, Julia Burton, Daniel Burton and Kelly Krauss; four great-grandchildren, Mason Parris, Sawyer Parris, Zelma Parris and Madison Land; and his cat, Rags.


Memorials may be made to Lakeshore Presbyterian Church, 8083 Hope Dr., Denver, NC 28037.

Warlick Funeral Home of Lincolnton, N.C., is serving the Parris family.

 
 

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