OBITUARY

Herbert Francis Parris Jr.

March 13, 1954February 28, 2021

Herbert Francis Parris Jr., 66, passed away on February 28, 2021 in Hampton, Virginia.

Herbert was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 13, 1954 and was the eldest son of the late Herbert Francis Parris Sr. and Rosanna Parris and beloved brother to his 8 siblings, Tanja, Rosanna, Craig, Sheryl, Victor, Ruth, Richard and Katrina. He was also uncle and great uncle to 14-plus nieces and nephews: Nahleen, Sharman, Jordan, Olivia, Andre Jr., Parris, Kamara, Craig Jr.,Brandon, Toussaint, Nic, Alex, Nigel and Luke.

Mr. Parris was married to the late Mrs. Maureen J. Brennan-Parris and is survived by his son Jordan.

He proudly served in the United States Army and later went on to a career as a Senior Telecom Analyst with Office Depot, that lasted nearly twenty years. He grew up playing football and enjoyed cheering on his favorite hometown team, the New England Patriots with all his family and friends.

He was a devoted husband and loving brother who cherished his family; he will be missed and remembered always, with great love and affection.

Mr. Parris will be buried at Quantico National Cemetery with military honors on March 30th, 2021 at 1:00 pm.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers a memorial contribution be made to the American Heart Association in honor of Herbert Francis Parris Jr.

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Ruth Epps

March 27, 2021

Herb, I will forever miss your smile. I will miss our yearly lunches on the Vineyard and most of all I’ll miss your phone calls. Love you Herb πŸ’œπŸ’‹πŸ™πŸΌ

Rosanna Parris-Moore

March 25, 2021

To My Big Little Brother, Herb: You were ALWAYS forgetting I am (one of) your older sister(s), you would always tell me to take care of my business before you would take care of it for me. You would ALWAYS be the first to ask me what are you up to and where are you, over the years I was out on my own. You would ALWAYS have that element of surprise in letting me know you knew what I was doing, where, when, who I was doing whatever with. You were ALWAYS the one who would have that comic relief humor we all inherited from our Parents, but with the happy tears whenever you shared your stories. You ALWAYS had that laid back, but I'm serious approach like our "COOL HERB" Daddy did. Herb, I'm gonna miss that and more cause your ALWAYS GONNA BE THE BIG BROTHER THAT I NEVER HAD AND WE'RE ALWAYS GONNA MISS YOU....EVERY DAY. We Love You, Rest in Heaven/Peace, with Mummy, Daddy & Maureen. ALWAYS, Your Loving Family. Till We Meet Again, XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX

Victor Parris

March 23, 2021

God bless you Herb.
We all miss you.
Love you.

Yvonne Parris

March 9, 2021

My heart is heavy for my family. Herbie, we never officially met but I knew you through conversations with other family members. You are now at peace. Give love and hugs to all the Parris’s that were there to welcome you at the gate. My family, aunts, uncles, and cousins. We will meet someday on the other side. Rest well cousin...πŸ•ŠπŸ•ŠπŸ•Š Much Love Family

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY