Herman H. Parish, 87, of Cornville died March 14. 2012. He was born April 30, 1924, in Appleton, Arkansas, the son of J. Hobart and Mamie (Every) Parish.
He served his country in the Army Air Corps as 2nd Lieutenant during World War II. Mr, Parish had a career in the aerospace industry. He enjoyed flying his plane with his sons and also their planes. He enjoyed fixing anything electrical and or mechanical. He lived for his family and enjoyed weekly card games with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son Denis O. Parish and two brothers, Neil Parish and Ed Parish. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Kay Parish; a son Michael of California; daughters Diana Serafini (Tom) of Cottonwood, daughter in law Barbara Parish (wife of the late Denis) of Payson; a brother Don (Molly) of Florida; grandchildren Emily (Shawn) Maples of Cottonwood, Matthew (Gaye) Serafini of California, Jennifer (Tony) Wren of California, Amy (Ron) Denis of California and Julie (Kevin) Sandvigon of Oregon; and seven great-grandchildren.
Private family services were held. Donations in his memory may be made to the Northern Arizona Hospice, 203 S. Candy Lane #10A, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 or to the National Kidney Foundation Finance Department, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016
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