Herbert “Buddy” F. Parvis, 85, passed away Friday morning, June 17, 2022 at his home in Connersville.
One of five children of Herbert and Leora “Maude” Hayes Parvis, Herb was born in Connersville on July 1, 1936 and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1954. While attending high school, Herb was employed as a car-hop at Bill’s Drive-In.
On April 29, 1972, Herb married the former Virginia Zoellner in La Follette, Tennessee. Mrs. Parvis survives.
For over 35 years, Herb was employed at Ford-Visteon in Connersville, retiring in 2005. While working at Ford-Visteon, Herb earned his Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from IUPUI. Previously, he worked at Pittsburgh Plate Glass in Shelbyville and RCA in Indianapolis.
Herb was a member of the I.U.E and the Loyal Order of the Moose. In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending time with his friends, watching Cincinnati Reds baseball, and was an amateur radio operator using the call sign WD9ERD.
Besides his wife of fifty years, Virginia Parvis, survivors include three daughters, Lorna (Jimmie) Levings of Indianapolis, Kristina Armour (Mike Black) of Bloomington, and Regina McIntyre of Columbus, Indiana; four grandchildren, Breanna Levings, Sean, Brett, and Erin McIntyre; a brother, Ernie Parvis of New Whiteland, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.
Herb was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Alberta Neukam, Glendora Parvis, and Thelma “Bonnie” Stevens.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Reverend Stan Howard will officiate. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.