FORT MILL -- Mr. Robert Parrish Beach II, 15, of Fort Mill, died Sunday, November 4, 2007, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007, at First Baptist Church Sanctuary, 121 Monroe White St., Fort Mill, with the Rev. Johnny Caruso, Coach Greg Pendravis, Coach Dell Corley and Principal Beverly Bowman officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn West Cemetery in Charlotte.
Born in 1992, Parrish was the son of Robert Parrish Beach Sr. and Janet Renfroe Beach. He attended Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill. He was a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Bass Fishing Team. He attended Fort Mill High School, always considered himself a Yellow Jacket even after he became a Falcon. He loved Jesus, fishing, basketball, golf, football, with baseball being his favorite, if he wasn't playing sports he was watching ESPN or sports. His greatest happiness was time with family and friends, especially playing sports. He worked and played for Victory Christian Baseball Training Center and was looking forward to playing baseball for Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill. Everything he touched turned to gold.
Surviving are parents, Robert Parrish Sr. and Janet Renfroe Beach; his sister, Tiffeni; his future brother-in-law, Jason Nalley; and his brother, Pearce, all of Fort Mill; grandparents, Sandy and Bobby Beach of Charlotte, N.C., and Evelyn Harbin of Fort Mill, S.C.; great-grandmothers, Lee Harbin of Pineville and Katherine Killingsworth of Charlotte; aunts and uncles, Patricia and Ron Roof and Kathy and Troy Beach; uncles, Mark Righter and Dennis Renfroe; cousins, Joshua and Caleb Beach and Micki Panetti, all of Fort Mill, Sam, Aimee and Jeff Panetti of Texas and Amanda and Nick O'Dell of Columbia, S.C. His friends are too numerous to name, but each and everyone is appreciated and loved. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Parker Beach.
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The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today, Nov. 7, 2007, at First Baptist Church Sanctuary.
Memorials may be made to Nation Ford Baseball Team, 1400 A.O. Jones Blvd., Fort Mill, SC 29715 or to Victory Sports Outreach, 1110 Doby Court, Fort Mill, SC 29715.
Wolfe Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.