Eugene "Junior" Parson

December 8, 1935 - November 22, 2021
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Eugene “Junior” Parson, 85, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully in his home following a period of declining health on November 22, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in New Philadelphia on December 8, 1935, he was the son of the late Eugene C. and Myrl Marie (McNeely) Parson.

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Eugene “Junior” Parson, 85, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully in his home following a period of declining health on November 22, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in New Philadelphia on December 8, 1935, he was the son of the late Eugene C. and Myrl Marie (McNeely) Parson.

After completing his formal education at New Philadelphia High School, he worked for US Ceramic Tile for 10 years prior to beginning his career with the New Philadelphia Fire Department. He served on the fire department from 1966 to 1990. Eugene was named Fire Chief on November 23, 1980 and served until his retirement on December 8, 1990.

Eugene was a lifelong member of the First Church of the Nazarene in New Philadelphia, where he served as head usher and was on the church board.

Eugene will be deeply missed by his wife, Betty Lou (Bucher) Parson of New Philadelphia; his children, Darrell (Sue) Parson, Pastor Dan (Wendy) Parson, and Brenda (Dale) Shroyer; grandchildren, Eric (Angel) Parson, Joshua (Katelyn) Parson, Stacy (Troy) Peterson, Tara Parson, Derek (Aubree) Parson, and Kaila Shroyer; 7 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joanne (Don) Kendle and Leah Fern Puffinberger; sister-in-law, Karen Parson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in passing by his brother, Loren O. “Sonny” Parson.

Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. A Firefighter’s Service will begin at 11:20 a.m. Pastor Dan Parson and Rev. Derek Parson will officiate Eugene’s service beginning at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover. A luncheon will be held in the Geib Family Center, located adjacent to the funeral home, following the committal service.

Memorial contributions may be directed to either First Church of the Nazarene, 233 Fair Ave. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021

Time: 9:30 am

End Time: 11:20 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

A Firefighter’s Service will begin at 11:20 AM to end visitation.


Service Information

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021

Time: 11:30 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021

Ridgecrest Memory Gardens

Address:

1926 Saltwell Rd. NW
Dover, OH 44622

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Reception Information

Date: Friday, November 26, 2021

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Donation Information

First Church of the Nazarene

233 Fair Ave. NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: December 8, 1935
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Shelia Trachsel posted on 11/24/21

My deepest sympathy to Betty and all of Junior's family. I will remember him most for his witty remarks at the Bucher family reunions. Sending prayers.

 

Carolyn Cua Vaughn posted on 11/23/21

To the Parson Family, I am so very sorry to learn of your loss of "Junior", my Hubby knew him well more than me but I know he was a good man...Please know prayers and good thoughts are with you all.... Carolyn Vaughn

 

Jeannette Seabrook posted on 11/23/21

Dear Betty and family Sorry to see Junior passed away. I will not be able to come to the service as I am waiting on knee surgery and walking with a cane. Fond memories of you both. Jeannette Seabrook

 

Karen Parson posted on 11/23/21

Betty and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. The four of us have enjoyed many good times on our travels and dinner & movie nights. I miss them. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prsyers.

 

Kathy Francis posted on 11/23/21

I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Jr. and the fly fishing advise he gave me the last time we spoke. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Kathy

 

Melanie posted on 11/23/21

My deepest sympathy to the family. Rest in peace Uncle Junior.

 

Sarah mercer posted on 11/23/21

So sorry for your loss

 

Mike Saffell posted on 11/23/21

Darrell and Sue My condolences to you both, May God bless and comfort you and your family.

 

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