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“bub was a huge part of my childhood.bub,.mildred , scott and tim always treated me as a part of their family.i will never forget spending holidays...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: joey melton - state road, NC

“My paryers and condolences go out to the Parton family. It has been a great pleasure and honor to be associated with such a fine family. The...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Terry Fleming Precision Grading - NC

“In 1987, the Parton family came into my life. Bub and Mildred have both shown me a great love. Bub is a great loss to his family and the community. ...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Liz SALISBURY - Murfreesboro, TN

“very sorry to hear about bub's passing mildred and boys and while we haven't been together in many years we love you guys and will keep you in ours...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby A, and Brenda L, Lyles - SC

“Sorry to hear about Bub's passing. His gentle and kind soul will be missed, but we can rest in the assurance that he is with the Master and we will...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: BOBBY A. LYLES - Lancaster, SC

“Tim and Mike - I was saddened to return home and hear from Jess that Bub had died. My sympathy goes to you and the entire family. Bub will be...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Randy Denman - Clyde, NC - Friend

“Mildred, Scott and Tim we are so sorry for your loss. Bub was a good man and would give you his shirt off his back if you needed it. He was a good...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Eddie & Patsy Pack - Ellenboro, NC

“I loved Bub Parton. He married my first cousin, Mildred, and he became my first cousin.. We've shared lots of good and happy times over the years,...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Betty Lucas - No. Myrtle Beach, SC

“Bub was a good friend and I always enjoyed seeing him. I usually visited him after work, and we would start by discussing go-carts, rabbit dogs, the...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Joe Denig - Riner, VA - Friend

“Remembering you in our thoughts and prayers during this time of loss. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Chris & Debbie Martin - Ellenboro, NC

“Mildred and sons, My deepest sympathies on the passing of "Bub". You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as he joins Tom and his many...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Trudy Hill Hollifield - NC

“Shannon and I are saddened with the passing of Bub. He was a terrific supporter of the community and would give you anything. We enjoyed getting to...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Shannon and Leah Buckley

“Bub was a true Gentleman whose handshake was his bond. Bub will be missed by the entire Community. My sympathies go out to Tim and the entire family....Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: GEORGE COUCH - Forest City, NC

“Tim and Scott: So sorry to here about your dad. Our thoughts and prayer are with you. Bub was a really good person and always like a friend that I...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Scott and Donna Jackson - NC

“Scott and Tim my prayers are with you. I probably won't get there for visitation or the funeral, but I want you both to know how much your Dad and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Lynn Burnett Mintz - Waynesville, NC


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William "Bub" Parton, age 76, of Gilkey, NC, died Friday, October 4, 2013, at his home.

He was a member of Little White Country Church. He was son of the late Jess and Alma Parton and native of Rutherford County. He was a U S Army veteran of the Korean War. Bub was the President and CEO Gilkey Lumber Company Inc. He was a past member of Gilkey Ruritan Club. He was a member of the Tar Heel Beagle Club. Bub was preceded in death by a son Christopher Parton and a brother Charles Parton.

He is survived by his wife; Mildred Ashe Parton.

Two Sons:
Tim Parton and his wife Melanie.
Scott Parton and his wife Nadja.

Four Sisters:
Lois Hayes and her husband Merrick.
Joanne Norville and her husband the late Ray Norville.
Gail Thompson and her husband Robert.
Lynn Raichle and her husband Ken.

One Brother:
Mike Parton and his wife Gail.

Four Grandchildren: Will and Savannah Parton. Matthew and Kaleb Parton.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, October 7, 2013 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be at Little White Country Church at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 8, 2013 with Rev. Paul Lane, Rev. Ad Hopper and Rev. Tye Sorrow officiating. Interment will be at Little White Country Church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Gilkey School Community Center; 117 Gilkey School Road; Rutherfordton NC or to Hospice of Rutherford County; P O Box 336; Forest City, NC 28403. Guest regiser online at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com. McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.