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Lubie Edward Parrish

October 23, 1934 — March 11, 2023

Murray

 

Mr. Lubie Edward Parrish, age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, passed away, Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

 

Mr. Parrish was born in Marshall County, Kentucky on October 23, 1934, to the late James Max Parrish and Edith Lee Parrish. Mr. Parrish was a retired farmer, and along with his late wife, Reba, owned and operated Lubie and Reba’s Restaurant in Murray. Mr. Parrish was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Murray, Kentucky where he was a member of the Outreach Sunday School Class. In addition, he was a member of the Temple Hill Masonic Lodge #276, a member of the Jaycees/Fair Board where he was given the title of “Exhausted Rooster”, was a Kirksey Baseball Coach, and served on the Calloway County School Board for 12 years; during that tenure he oversaw the building of the three elementary schools and the middle school. In his later years he enjoyed gardening, watching westerns, and time with is dog Poppy and grand dog Moses.

 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Parrish; as well as one son, Rob Edd Parrish.

 

Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Parrish of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Elvin Parrish and wife Sherry of Murray, Kentucky; five grandchildren, Jennifer Parrish-Lamb and husband Mike, Christy Watkins and husband Ben, Robert Parrish and wife Katelyn, Jessica Estes and husband Michael all of Murray, Kentucky, and Justin Parrish and husband John of Louisville, Kentucky; five great-grandchildren, Dylan Fry, Jacie Watkins, Natalie Parrish, Ruby Estes, and Lucas Estes all of Murray, Kentucky; one great-great grandchild, Rhiannon Fry of Murray, Kentucky; as well as special friends, Ronnie and Terese Shemwell, Kendra and Worth Shemwell, Mira Shemwell, and Mike and Jan Nutter.  

 

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 17, 2023, at the First United Methodist Church in Murray, Kentucky with Bro. Jim Stahler and Pastor Jeff Rudy officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray, Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the First United Methodist Church.

 

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

 

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com 

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Thursday, March 16, 2023

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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