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Charles Edward Parsons

March 22, 1939 - November 15, 2018

U.S. Veteran

An interment with military honors will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11am.

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Charles Edward Parsons, 79, of Auburn, Illinois, formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada, died Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. He was born March 22, 1939 in St. James, Missouri to Clarence and Cora Priscilla Rice Parsons. He married Gail Darlene Parsons October 13, 1984 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and his son, DennisĀ  Lee Parsons. Chuck held a degree in middle-management, was a corporal in United States Marine Corps, and worked more than 30 years in the automotive maintenance business in Las Vegas. He retired in April of this year after 20 years as a delivery driver and warehouse worker for HD Smith wholesale drug corporation in Springfield Illinois. Chuck enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, and visiting Branson, Missouri as well as attending Auburn Christian church with his wife.

He is survived by his wife, Gail Darlene Hester Parsons, of Auburn, IL; daughters, Heather Marie Parsons of St. Louis, Kimberly Dawn Parsons Oldroyd, Tracy Lynn Parsons and daughter-in-law Gail Marie Parsons; grandchildren, Jennifer and Krystal McKemie and Rowan Parsons, and one great grandchild, Madison Solttau, all of Las Vegas, Nevada.

An interment with military honors will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 11am.

 

 

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