PARSONS,: EARL: A resident of Chatham, Earl Parsons passed away at Riverview Gardens, Chatham on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the age of 73. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Earl is the son of the late Edward and Alice (Doo) Parsons. Dear husband of Brenda Jones Parsons. Dear father of the late Lorne Parsons (1988), Dawn Armstrong, Tracy Hall, Bonnie Austin, Stephanie Kimball, Jennifer Grant and step-father of Greg Jones. Dear grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 1. Dear brother of Victor Parsons. At Earl’s request, cremation has taken place. Arrangements entrusted to the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario. Donations made in memory of Earl to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at http://mckinlayfuneralhome.com McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario (519)351-2040.