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William Parsons Jr.

May 29, 1925 ~ September 15, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old

William Parsons Jr. Obituary

Dateline: Columbus Grove, Ohio

William Parsons Jr., age 99, passed away on September 15, 2023, at The Springs in Lima, Ohio.  Bill was born on May 29, 1924, in Rimer, Ohio, to William E. and Bertha (Anderson) Parsons.  On January 12, 1946, he married Helen Henderson who preceded him in death.

Bill is survived by his children Carol Juneau of Houston, TX, Deb Parsons of Alpharetta, GA, Julie (Jim) Martz of Columbus Grove, OH, Tom Parsons of Anchorage, AK, Teressa (Jerry) Langmeyer of Lima, OH, and John (Linda) Parsons of Grove City, OH.  He is also survived by eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild and by sister Donna Peters of Tulsa, OK.  Bill was preceded in death by his daughter Sue Birkemeyer, one brother Virgil Parsons, and sisters Elizabeth Jones and Pauline Clymer.

Bill graduated from Vaughnsville High School, class of 1942, and then served as a medic in the Army.  After discharge he worked at Meadow Gold Dairy until 1950.  He then went to Sylvania in Ottawa and stayed there until his retirement in 1981.  Bill was a member of St. Johns Community Church in Columbus Grove, and was a life member of American Legion Post #516. Bill volunteered at Memorial Hospital for many years. He loved to fish and also loved to golf which he did until age 92.  He was a great high school sports fan, especially basketball, and a lifelong Cleveland Indians/Guardians fan. He could tell a great story, and truly enjoyed many local coffee groups around Grove. 

Friends may call at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, where visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, from 2:00pm to 7:00pm and from 10:00am to 11:00am on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.  Services will begin at 11:00am on Wednesday with Pastor Kyle Thain officiating.  Burial to follow in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove.

The family requests any memorial contributions be made to St. John’s Community Church in Columbus Grove or American Legion Post #516.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
September 19, 2023

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hartman Sons Funeral Home
10879 State Route 12 West
Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830

Visitation
Wednesday
September 20, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hartman Sons Funeral Home
10879 State Route 12 West
Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Hartman Sons Funeral Home
10879 State Route 12 West
Columbus Grove, Ohio 45830

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