Jack Parvin, a 44-year employee of the Nevada Highway Department and Las Vegas district engineer for 14 years, died Tuesday.
He was 96. His 97th birthday would have been Friday.
Parvin moved to Nevada in 1918 and was a member of the first graduating class of Las Vegas High School.
Parvin was an inspector on the Hoover Dam before joining the state Highway Department, where he worked on several road projects throughout the state including the original Spaghetti Bowl, the eastern leg of U.S. Highway 95 and roadways in Mesquite, his family said. He retired from the Highway Department in 1977.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Davis Funeral Home on Eastern Avenue.
A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church.
Parvin is survived by his son, Harley Parvin; daughter-in-law Sharon Parvin; daughter Maryanne Cleveland; 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.