OXFORD — Vernon Cottrell “VC” Parham Jr., 66, of Oxford, passed away in Chapel Hill on Thursday, April 15, 2021. He was born Nov. 16, 1954, in Vance County, son of the late Vernon Cottrell Parham Sr. and Mary(Heath) Parham.

VC served in the N.C. National Guard for six years. He worked as a truck driver and enjoyed car shows, and car racing.

VC is survived by his siblings, Gerald Parham (Lynn), Frances Dickerson, Brenda Barker and Sammy Parham; as well as many nieces, and nephews.

A private family service will be held at a later time.

Arrangements are being handled by Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC 27549. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com

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