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Robert D. Parsons


1925 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Robert D. Parsons Obituary
Robert D Parsons, 92, of Port Charlotte, Florida, left peacefully from his home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Bob was born in Bakersville, N.C. to John and Viola Parsons. He grew up in Loafers Glory, N.C. with his 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Bob was married to his wife, Jean, for 67 years. He was a WWII Navy veteran, worked for IBM for 40 years, and was a member of Murdock Baptist Church in Port Charlotte, FL.

Before moving to Port Charlotte, Bob lived in Glen Ellyn, IL for almost 40 years. There, he was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Lombard, IL, where he loved to play the organ. After his retirement from IBM, Bob was an avid mall walker at Yorktown Mall.

Bob is survived by his wife, Jean Parsons; his children Debbie (Ted) Bailey, and Don (Danette) Parsons; his granddaughters Aleta (Gloyd) Stadel and Denae (Jeff) Stein; his great grandchildren Anastasia and Xavier Stadel; and his sister Kate (JC) Gage.

Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Aleta Parsons; his parents John and Viola Parsons: his brothers Jack (Pearl) Parsons and George (Jane) Parsons; and his sisters Lou (Al) Abel and Mae (Burgess) Slagle.

Services will be held on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 1:30 pm at Grace Community Church (formerly Grace Baptist Church) of Lombard Illinois. Bob will be laid to rest on Monday, September 17 at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to Murdock Baptist Church, 992 Tamiami Trail, Suite G, Port Charlotte, FL 33953. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home. (630) 941-5860 or www.chapelhillgardenswest.com.
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