Rodney Allen Parham dead: Rodney Allen Parham cause of death – obituary – tributes
- Died: August 7, 2020
- Age: 65 year old
- Cause of death: coronavirus complications
How did Rodney Allen Parham die?
retired police chief Rodney Allen Parham, who died from coronavirus complications on Friday.
The 65-year-old was named Gastonia’s 19th police chief in 2001. He retired from the position in 2003 after having served in various roles within the police department for 30 years.
Rodney Allen Parham Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page
Austin’s funeral was held Sunday, and he was buried in his family’s cemetery.
The family are yet to make public the funeral arrangements. We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
Rodney Allen Parham tributes
Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.
Robert Helton, the current Gastonia police chief, said Parham helped to improve Gastonia.
“We certainly appreciate Chief Parham’s service to the Gastonia Police Department and the City of Gastonia,” Helton said. “Through all of Chief Parham’s 30 years with the GPD he was known for being caring, compassionate, honest, committed to Gastonia and his family, and a good cop. He left a legacy that made Gastonia a better place. He died too young on Aug. 7 and will be missed by many.”
The Gastonia Police Department said he
“helped the department evolve into the professional law enforcement agency it is today with many accomplishments including a focus on community partnerships and communications.”
Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.
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