Ira Parrish of Carbondale will celebrate his 100th birthday at a family breakfast Oct. 1, 2018, in Carbondale.
Mr. Parrish was born to Robert and Alice Parrish, Oct. 1, 1918, on a farm three miles northeast of Vergennes.
He married Lucille Endres on Oct. 4, 1941. She passed away in 2013.
Mr. Parrish was a contractor and developer for Ira Parrish Construction Company.
He is a World War II veteran having served from 1941 to 1945.
He has two children, Rodney Parrish (Lora Hurt), Kent Parrish (Sally), all of Carbondale. He also has three grandsons, Mark, Nathan and Ryan Parrish.
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