Roger Parris, 66, of Bryson City went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2021. He was born to the late John Parris and Lois Chambers who survives him. He was born and grew up in the Brush Creek Community. Roger as a faithful member of Cold Springs Baptist Church for many years. He was a resident at Mountain View Manor where he was a member of the Mountain View Ramblers. He was a talented musician and played several instruments including the banjo and guitar. In addition to his mother, he is survived two aunts, Lexie Millsaps and Betty Kirkland and one uncle, Grover Hyde. In addition to his father he is preceded in death by a special Aunt Mizie Parris and a cousin Wilma Parris. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 2:00pm at Cold Springs Baptist Church with Pastors Earl King and Lewis Crisp officiating. Burial will follow at Lauada Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30pm until 2:00pm prior to the service. Crisp Funeral Home is assisting the Parris family with arrangements.