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In Memory of

Larry Ellis Parsons

December 21, 1942 - March 8, 2017

Obituary


Larry E. Parsons -

Age 74, passed away on March 8, 2017. Larry was a U.S. Marine, a Prison Guard, and a Jackson Fire Fighter/Driver. He trained/raced harness horses, one a two-year old Michigan filly champion. He is survived by wife, Ruth; children, Ken (Diane), Bob (Skeeter), and Stacy Gavett (Michael); grandchildren (their Papa), Mitch and Mackenzie Martin, Josh, Kennedy, Libby, and Gracie Parsons; brother, Ken (Pat); sister, Marcia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers, and sisters-in-law; and his firefighter brothers. Larry donated his body to Wayne State University Medical School. His life will...

Larry E. Parsons -

Age 74, passed away on March 8, 2017. Larry was a U.S. Marine, a Prison Guard, and a Jackson Fire Fighter/Driver. He trained/raced harness horses, one a two-year old Michigan filly champion. He is survived by wife, Ruth; children, Ken (Diane), Bob (Skeeter), and Stacy Gavett (Michael); grandchildren (their Papa), Mitch and Mackenzie Martin, Josh, Kennedy, Libby, and Gracie Parsons; brother, Ken (Pat); sister, Marcia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers, and sisters-in-law; and his firefighter brothers. Larry donated his body to Wayne State University Medical School. His life will be celebrated at a Mass on Saturday, March 18, 10:30 AM at St. John Catholic Church, 711 N. Francis St. Jackson, MI. Larry's family will greet family and friends at the Church for one hour prior to the service. Donations may be made to St. John Church or St Jude Children's Hospital.