Robert Webster Parvin
Published 8:57 am Friday, March 13, 2009
Mr. Robert Webster Parvin, 62, a resident of 116 Palmer Place, Washington, NC, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at home, surrounded by his family.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 14, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Washington officiated by Reverend Danny Allen. Visitation will follow at the church.
Mr. Parvin was born in Washington, NC on June 26, 1946, son of the late William Augustus and Lela Paul Parvin. He was a 1965 graduate of Washington High School. He continued his education at North Carolina State University and College of the Albemarle. He worked for Carolina Telephone &Telegraph, United Telecom, Sprint and Embarq for 38 years. He served two years active duty in the United States Navy and served 38 years in the Naval Reserve, retiring as a Chief Petty Officer.
Mr. Parvin married Claudia Nicholls Gardner on February 26, 1972. She preceded him in death on September 11, 2008.
Mr. Parvin is survived by his daughter: Claudia Jennette Parvin Daniel and her husband Jeffrey of Washington, DC; his two sons: Robert William Parvin and his fianc/e Casey Pike of Raleigh, NC and George Webster Parvin and his wife Jennifer of Summerville, SC; his brother: William Augustus Parvin Jr. and his wife Betty of Washington, NC; his two sisters: Lela Parvin Currier and her husband Bo of Roxboro, NC and Mary Parvin Pierce and her husband Bob of Richmond, VA; and his grandson: William Richard Daniel.
The family will receive friends at the home located at 116 Palmer Place, Washington, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, 628 East 12th Street Washington, NC, 27889; the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 8109, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804; the First United Methodist Church, 304 West 2nd Street, Washington, NC; or the charity or church of one’s choice.
Condolences may be directed to the Parvin family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Parvin family.