John Parsons, Jr.
Aug 11, 2028 – Jul 30, 2008
John Willis Parsons, Jr., 79, of Mineral, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2008. John was a retired United States Air Force Veteran. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #311 in Mineral, a member of Mineral United Methodist Church, and The National Rifle Association.
John was preceded in death by his father, John Willis Parsons, Sr. and his wife, Ellenor Holloway Parsons.
He is survived by his mother, Ruth Evelyn Parsons, his daughters, Pamelia Gail Molina and husband Dennis of Falls Church, and Renae L. Edenton and husband Doug of Partlow, VA, his sister Eleanor Page of Long Island, NY, his grandchildren, Rodney Leckemby and wife Maria, Timothy Leckemby, Jessica Edenton, John Parsons, Lee Molina, and Chase Molina, his great-grandchildren Christopher and Hunter Leckemby.
A visitation followed by a Masonic Service will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2008 at Woodward Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday, August 2, 2008 at Mineral United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Theresa Hoffman.
Serving as pallbearers are Rodney Leckemby, Timothy Leckemby, John Parsons, Lee Molina, Chase Molina, and Dale Edenton.
Interment will take place at Quantico National Cemetery, 11 A.M. Tuesday, August 5, 2008 with military honors.
In lieu of flowers contribution may be made to Mineral United Methodist Church; 301 Third Street, Mineral, VA 23117 or Mineral Masonic Lodge #311; P.O. Box 912, Mineral, VA 23117.
A special hank you” to his caregivers Lorine Brown and the staff of Lake Anna Elder Care.
Uncle John I will miss you greatly, coming to visit you during the summer months is part of my best childhood memories. You are in a better place now, but still everyone down here will miss you without a doubt. I love you.
uncle john we will miss you u were like a father to us and a grandfather to alexis we love you very much we will miss you love Butch Darlene and Alexis
Our condolences to Pam and her whole family. Thoughts and prayers are with everyone.
Pam, Denny & Family,We are so sorry to learn of Pam`s Dad`s death. We will be thinking of you and will have you in our prayers.
We`re thinking of you, love to all.
Pam and Family, Your father lead his life from integrity and from what I know of him through Pam and a `thank you` note he wrote to Longfellow`s Guidance Staff, he was a man worthy of respect and honor. I know his values live forward in his family`s day to day life style and I hope each family member finds consolation in this knowledge. You have my sincerest condolence. Yours, Gail Bigio
Renae, may God bring you comfort and peace of mind that his will was done!
Our thoughts and prayes are with your family.
Pam and Renae,Ya`ll are in our thoughts and prayers.
Pam, Dennis and family,You have our deepest sympathy. I will be praying for the strength and compfort only our Lord seems to be able to provide at times like this. You are in our prayers,Dawn and Paige RuppertRex Metcalfe
Doug & Renae,May God comfort you during this time. You and your family are in our prayers.
We love you. We`ll be praying for you and the family.
Pam, Renae, & your families,We know your dad walks with the Lord in glory now. Our hearts & prayers are with you all during your times of sorrow. I have such fond memories of growing up next door to you. Your dad always outside gardening, working on the pool & his yard. I know he took such great pride in his family & home. You all reflect in his legacy.Love & God Bless You Always,Tamey, Shayne, & Ciara Havener
We Celebrate Your Life Mr. ParsonsA family man, a loving man, a wise manA gentle soul, a teacher of wisdom and life lessons to othersAlways caring, always sharing with his family and friends, whileGiving to god, country, church and communityWho loved the outdoors, fishing and huntingWho loved to work in his yard with his green thumb, planting flowers and vegetables until he had no more strength to do soA positive role model to family and friendsAlways continuously educating himself The only person, I have ever met who would read the dictionary and learned new words each daySo well respected and admired by others who came across his pathAnd so brilliant in math including SudokuA mentor too many to make the right choicesAnd listener of all voicesWho fought so many health battles like a hero would doBut struggled with so many medical challenges that made us all blueIn the endâ?¦he taught us how to appreciate the simple things in life..time spent together, the hummingbirds outside his window or a picture of his wifeYou made such a difference to people who came your wayWe will miss you Mr. Parsons each and every day Love, Valerie
I am so sorry for your loss, this can be a very difficult time remember your father has gone home to a much more beautiful place where there is no suffering. My prayers are with you and your familiy.With Love, Sally Stapp Baca
You have our deepest sympathy. It takes time to heal from the loss of one`s father. We will be praying for you and your family. You know that he will be taken care of in the hands of the Lord. He is in a much better place now, watching over you all of the time. You are in our prayers, Gary, Joan, Kristina, John and David
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD I MISS YOU DEEPLYLOVE BABY GIRL