Harold Allen Parrish

March 7, 1952March 3, 2018
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WEST COLUMBIA- Harold Allen Parrish aged 65 of West Columbia made the journey to his heavenly home on March 3rd, 2018. Allen was born on March 7th, 1952 in Batesburg to the late Walter Harold and Althea Lybrand Parrish. He was preceded in death by his beloved brother & fishing partner, Larry Parrish. Allen was a graduate of Batesburg High School, where he played football and attended Texas A&M University in his later years. Mr. Parrish was employed by the United States Department of Agriculture as an Inspector and enjoyed coaching his son in Dixie Youth Baseball. He was famous among family and friends for making his homemade muscadine wine, his talents on the grill, being an avid bass fisherman, and a loyal NASCAR and Gamecock fan. Allen Parrish will be missed by all who knew him as he was a true mentor and a jack of all trades, who could give lessons on anything from changing tires, building a deck, or making BBQ sauce. Allen is survived by his loving wife, Sharon Parrish of West Columbia; his daughter Candace Murphy (Tim), sons Bryan Parrish (Krista), Brad McCullar (Dodie), Brent McCullar (Adrianna), and his sister Cathy McGill. Allen loved his family and his greatest joys were spending time with his grandchildren- Lauryn (Paul) Shuler, Abby Murphy, Tyler & Annie Parrish, Sara Reale, Haley McCullar, and his two great-grandsons Myles & Raiden Shuler. Visitation for Mr. Parrish is scheduled for March 6th at the Caughman-Harman Chapel at Southland Memorial Gardens in West Columbia from 6-8pm. His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 7th at 2pm at the Chapel with internment following at Southland. Pallbearers are Todd Cooper, Todd Frick, Chris Hall, Darrell Long, Travis Parrish, Wally Price, Mike Smith, and Brian Yarborough. In honor of Allen’s birthday, his family will be dressed in garnet and black and they encourage guests to join them in wearing his favorite colors. The family would also like to thank the doctors and staff at Palmetto Health Richland Heart Hospital and asks that any donations in his honor be made to the American Heart Association.


  • American Heart Association


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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Gates and Beverly Meadows

March 7, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Allen was a good man and will be missed. May God comfort you in these difficult days.
Gates and Beverly Meadows

Belinda Ordonez

March 6, 2018

Deepest sympathy for all the family. He will be missed by all.

Gerald Oswald

March 6, 2018

I remember when we were all just kids playing together and picking cotton across the road from their house . We lived just down the road from the Parrish’s. Lot of Memories there. I pray for Allen’s Family in this time and ask God to Comfort them . RIP Allen
Gerald Oswald

Larry and Barbara Grice

March 6, 2018

Larry and I send our deepest sympathy to Allen's family and friends. We have fond memories of spending time with Allen and Chaz. Allen was a wonderful person and he will be missed at the gatherings in this life but he is at his best gathering now, where he was welcomed home by his Loving Savior. May God grant you all strength and grace as you go forward is our prayer.

Kim Gibson

March 6, 2018

Sharon my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Will be praying for you in the coming weeks ahead.

Dodie Hall

March 6, 2018

Wish our deepest condolences.

Rick and Susan Yarborough

March 6, 2018

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Whitney Paradice

March 6, 2018

Sending lots of love and prayers to you all during this difficult time! We are here if you need anything!

Walt, Whitney, Brye & Audrey

Scott & Dianne Glover

March 6, 2018

Dear Sharon and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Allen. Please know we are thinking about you and praying for God's Grace to surround you.
Scott and Dianne Glover

Pat Bosket

March 6, 2018

With Deepest Sympathy and Sincere Prayers for The Family.
Pat Bosket
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