Donald “Don” Lewis Parrish, 77, of Alvin, TX passed away on March 15, 2017. Don was born December 11, 1939 in Trinity, Texas to Lewis and QBelle Parrish. He was raised in Goliad, Texas. Don graduated from Goliad High School lettering all four years in various sports. He then attended and graduated from Rice University.
Don was a member of South Park Baptist Church in Alvin. He was an active Deacon and worked with the children’s Sunday School for many years.
He was an avid modeler, building customized model oilfield trucks, and winning numerous awards with his trucks.
Don is preceded in death by his loving wife JoAnn and parents Lewis and Qbelle Parrish.
Don is survived by his sons, Mark and wife Jennifer Parrish of San Antonio and Ron Parrish of Houston; grandsons, Jackson S. Parrish U.S.N.A. and Benjamin Lewis Parrish of San Antonio; and sister, Ann (Parrish) Brasher and husband Jim.
Friends are invited to a Memorial Service for Don on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at South Park Baptist Church, 1718 South Johnson Street, Alvin, Texas 77511
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Don’s memory to the South Texas Children’s Home, P.O. Box 759, Beeville, Texas 78104, the Salvation Army or a charity of their choice.
Condolences may be sent to the Parrish family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.