Mr. David Gribbon Parish, age 61 years, died of pneumonia at Dayton, Ky., on Thursday, Aug. 5, at 8:15 p.m. Mr. Parish was traveling in the west representing the Independent Hardware Company of Galesburg, Ill., when he became severely ill at Omaha. Realizing his condition, he started home, arriving at Dayton on August 1. He had been a sufferer for some 10 years with eye trouble and neuritis. The remains were brought to Cynthiana to the home of his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Woody, where the funeral services were held on Sunday, Aug. 8, conducted by Rev M. T. Chandler, assisted by Rev. R. H. Tolle. The remains were buried at Battle Grove.
Deceased was the son of Mrs. Harriet Parish and the late James J. Parish and was born in Cynthiana on January 1, 1854. He was educated at the city school and was a member of a class of three, in 1873, who were the first to graduate from the Cynthiana High School. Later he went to Easton, Pa., where he took a course in law and was admitted to the bar, having read law with Achilles Perrin. At an early age he united with the Methodist church. For the last ten years he has been a successful traveling salesman, and was well liked by all who knew him.
In 1879 he married Miss Lucy Howe, the ceremony being performed in Cincinnati by the minister of St. Paul's M.E. church. He is survived by his wife, and five children, Harry, Ina, Harriet, Roy, and Mrs. Howard Cook, of Dayton, Ky.
He was a brother of Mrs. H. A. Woody, Mrs. Mary Clary, and Miss Emma Parish, of Cynthiana. For the last fourteen years he has resided at Dayton, Ky., having previoiusly lived at Bellevue, Ky., and St. Louis, Mo.
Those here for the funeral were Mrs. Lucy T. Parish, Mr. Harry Parish, Miss Ina Parish, Miss Harriet Parish, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Parish, Mr. and Mrs. J. Howell Cook, Miss Nora Heischmiller, Miss Sue Frampton, and Mr. Sam Frank.