KINGS MOUNTAIN - Sam Parnell, 74, died Jan. 24, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Washington County, Ala., son of the late James Bennett and Grace Howard Parnell.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, LuCinda "Cindy" Parks.
Sam was a superintendent in commercial construction and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps
Survivors include his wife, Victoria "Vicki" Bolick Parnell; son, Scott Parnell; daughters, Tamara Parnell, Pam Rothaermel and husband Ken; brother, Judson Parnell and wife Bobbie; grandchildren, Jessica, Hayley and Katherine Parks, Lauryn and Nathan Rothaermel; son-in-law, Robert Parks; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.
A funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with the Rev. Travis Northcutt officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Hollywood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to The
or Semper Fi Fund.
Condolence messages may be sent online at www.McLeanFuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mr. Parnell.