At home, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in his 82nd year.  Beloved husband of Marion A. (Ford) Parsons for over 61 years.  Dear father of Brenda and Clare Martene of Crediton, Rick and Shelley Parsons of Exeter, Greg and Carrie Parsons of Exeter, Kim and Preston Dearing of RR 1 Hay, and Lisa and Chris Thompson of Kirkton.  Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 17.5 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Maxine and Bill Kovacs of London, and Joan Finkbeiner of Wallaceburg.  Fondly remembered by the Ford family.  Predeceased by a grandson Michael Martene, and brother and sister-in-law Doug and Norma Parsons.  A special thank you to the nursing staff Cassie, Meghan, Annie, Patty, Charlene, Marg, and Lisa as well as the doctors and staff at the SHH for all their care and compassion.

Please gather at “The Barn” at Exeter Golf Course, 40374 Kirkton Road, Centralia at 1:00 PM for a Celebration of Life Service that will be held on Sunday, June 11th at 1:30 PM.  Please dress in casual attire.  Haskett Funeral Home, Exeter entrusted with arrangements (519-235-1220).  Private family interment in Exeter Cemetery.

Donations to St. Elizabeth Health Care, OneCare, SHH Foundation – Jessica’s House, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.

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