Parsons, John L.
John Lawrence Parsons, died on 8/17/21. He was born in Winfield, Kansas in 1924, attained a PhD in Agronomy and was a long-time professor at Ohio State University. He traveled the world in his work, living in Brazil and Uganda for several years. His wife of 68 years, Alberta, preceded him in death in 2013. He is survived by his five children, Mark, Kevin, Steven, Gary, Lori; and numerous grandchildren. John lived a long and productive life and left the world a better place. There will be a memorial event for the family in the near future. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Columbus Zoo, where John was a docent for many years.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23, 2021.