2013-12-05 / Obituaries

George Ross Parsons

January 19, 1936 - November 25, 2013

He was born in Buffalo, New York on January 19, 1936 to George and Flora (Sheppard) Parsons.

George enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. on August 30, 1953, serving honorably until February 7, 1957. After his military service, he became a newspaper photographer and journalist, working for several different publications.

George married Billie Townsend at Dime Box Brethren Church, in Dime Box on October 17, 2004.

He enjoyed reading, photography, and working as a fishing guide in Florida.

George Parsons is survived by his wife, Billie Parsons of Giddings, nephew, David Hunt and wife, Sheryl, of New York, and their three children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Flora Parsons, and by a sister and brother-in-law, Marge and Lorn Hunt.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial gifts have been requested to go to First Baptist Church, Giddings Nursing Home Ministry Fund.

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