Robert Kenneth Parrish

Published 7:05 am Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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January 18, 1947 – November 27, 2020

Manteo, NC – Robert Kenneth Parrish, 73, of Manteo, NC died Friday, November 27, 2020.

Born in Nash County on January 18, 1947, he was the son of the late Carol Minton Parrish and William Parrish.

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Bob spent his career as a claims adjustor for USAA. A hard worker, he was always willing to help others and often lifted the spirits of those around him with his humor.

Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan Cox Parrish; two sons, Jeff Parrish and wife Lisa and Jim Parrish and wife Mindi; four grandchildren, Heather, Hannah, Sadi, and Jimmy; and a brother, Bill Parrish Jr. and wife Pam.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Parrish.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at Manteo First Assembly.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at