Howard L. Parsons, 88, of Chesterhill, passed away on Weds, May 13, 2020 at his residence. He was born on Feb. 1, 1932 in Chesterhill to the late Henry M. and Ester P. Mills Parsons. Howard proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Ohio Dept. of Transportation and was a Marion Township Trustee. He also spent many years moving livestock being a professional Bull Shipper. He was a member of the Chesterhill United Methodist Church, Chesterhill Masonic Lodge, Morgan County Farm Bureau, life member of the Malta VFW Post 4713 and was the past fire chief at the Chesterhill Vol. Fire Dept. He is survived by his wife, Darlene Kasler Parsons of the home, 3 sons, Randall (Debora) Parsons of Chesterhill, Kenny (Heidi) Parsons of McConnelsville and Stuart (Ronda) Parsons of Canal Winchester, 3 daughters, Cindy (Mike) Parsons of Chesterhill, Wanda (Chet) Curtis of Chesterhill and Becky (Bill) Aber of Malta, 19 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Duana, a grandson Jesse, 8 brothers, Russell, Conrad, Clovis, Doug, Wilber, Gail, Gene and Marion Parsons and a sister, Marie Able. A private family visitation will be held on Sat. May 16, 2020 from 10-12 P.M. at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill with a private service following at 12:00 Noon. Burial will follow in the Chesterhill Cemetery. We are asking friends that want to show their condolence to gather on the sidewalk across the street from the funeral home between 12:15 and 12:30 to show support to the family as we go to the cemetery. To send a note of condolence to the family go to www.matheneyfh.com.
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