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Gary Lee Parham

January 20, 1964 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 58)


Gary Lee “Hoss” Parham, 58, of Leicester, NC passed away at his home on June 1st, 2022.  Gary was born in Asheville, NC on January 20th, 1964 to Robert Parham, Jr. and Betty Jane Rose.  He graduated from Clyde A. Erwin High School.  Gary enjoyed fishing, mowing, and was a former truck driver.

Gary is preceded in death by his foster parents, Rev. Robert Justice and his spouse, Mae; his brothers, Michael Justice and Michael Dean Parham; and his foster brother, Wayne Warren.  Gary is survived by his daughter, Sarah Parham (Jared Cochran), of Canton, NC; his sisters, Tammy Hamrick and Janet Foster; his brother, Jerry Wayne Parham; his stepson, Jonathan “Tater” Surrett; his step-granddaughter, Kaden Surrett; and his longtime companion, Tracy Capps.

A private family visitation will be held on Friday, June 10th, at 3 PM.  A memorial service will be held at the Beulah Baptist Old Church in Leicester, NC, 929 N Turkey Creek Rd, Leicester, NC 28748 on Friday, June 17th at 6:00 PM.  Condolences can be made to the family at

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