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David Boyd Parr, Sr.

January 28, 1940 July 7, 2019
David Boyd Parr, Sr.
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Obituary for David Boyd Parr, Sr.

David Boyd Parr, Sr., 79, of 21596 Highway 76, Newberry, husband of the late Margaret Ravenel Ervin Parr, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 in the home where he was born.

He was born on January 28, 1940, the youngest son of the late Callie Boyd Parr and Mary Nance Parr. He attended St. James Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. He was a graduate of Newberry High School and Erskine College and was retired from a long career at Greenwood Mills.

He is survived by his son, David Boyd Parr, Jr. (Nancy Blair Parr) of Columbia, his two daughters, Ravenel Parr Godbold (Robert E. Godbold) of Darlington, Mary Nance Parr Joseph (Joshua A. Joseph) of Spartanburg, and six grandchildren, David Boyd Parr III, Louis A. C. Parr, Heather R. Godbold, Anna R. Godbold, Margaret R. Godbold and Callie A. Joseph.

He was predeceased by his four brothers, Callie Boyd Parr, Henry Lakin Parr, James Nance Parr and William Wilson “T” Parr.

Mr. Parr enjoyed life to the fullest and will be remembered for his love of family and history, singing in the choir, backyard parties, Boykin Spaniels and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers, Clemson football, and trips to the mountains, beach or anywhere.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 PM Thursday, July 11 at Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 AM Friday at the Whitaker Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Dr. Tim Erskine. Interment will follow in Rosemont Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David “Boyd” Parr, III, Louis Parr, Boyd Parr, Bill Parr, Jim Parr and Skip Parr.

The family wishes that memorials be made to the Newberry Museum, 1300 Friend Street, Newberry, SC 29108 or to SC School for the Deaf and the Blind Foundation, 355 Cedar Springs Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29032.

The family expresses sincere thanks to relatives and friends for their support.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com.

Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

11

Jul

6:00 PM 7/11/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Service

Friday

12

Jul

11:00 AM 7/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosemont Cemetery Final Resting Place

2450 College St
Newberry, SC 29108

2450 College St Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Newberry Museum

1300 Friend Street
Newberry, SC 29108

SC School for the Deaf and the Blind Foundation

355 Cedar Springs Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29032
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