UNICOI - Heath Parlier, age 49, of Unicoi passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019. Heath is the son of Janet Rosenbaum, of Johnson City and Roy and Ellen Parlier, of Elizabethton. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ronald and Ada Robinson and James and Faye Parlier; and his older brother, Ronald James Parlier.
Heath worked at Mapes Piano String Company for most of his career, as well as Abrasive Technology and Crown Laboratories. Heath was of the Baptist faith and loved fishing, wrestling and old cars – he even owned a 1966 Chevelle that he loved.
Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 24 years, Christy Parlier, of the home; their children consisted of their three dogs: Chloe, Anson and Jax – who loved their “Dad” immensely and are grieving his passing. Heath also has a half-sister, Jackie Whitson, of Elizabethton and a half-brother, Dustin Parlier, of Knoxville. Several nieces and nephews, as well as a special cousin, Ginger Robinson of Elizabethton, also survive. As well as his special family in Baltimore, Maryland.
A service to celebrate the life of Heath Parlier will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Bill Greer, officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday.
The graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, February 17, 2019 in the Roselawn Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 PM on Sunday.
Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Parlier and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, office 423-542-2232, service line information 423-543-4917.