November 30, 1931 - January 8, 2021
Kenneth Ray Parsons, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Christine Miller Parsons; and sister, Naomi Brudi. Mr. Parsons is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Dorothy Suter Parsons, Buford, GA; children, Darlene and Ed Sommer, Cheryl and Scott Irwin, Raymond and Christine Parsons and Kent and Jenny Parsons; grandchildren, Jeremy Sommer, Joseph Sommer, Jenna Roddy, Jordan Sommer, Renee Irwin, Kelly Diviney, Sean Irwin, Reilly Parsons, Shannon Parsons, Connor Parsons and Koryn Parsons; great grandchildren, Kodey, Greyson and Ellie Sommer, Camille Roddy, Ophelia Roddy Everett, Ethan Dillon Sloane, Malcom Irwin, Colin, Darcy and April Diviney; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Parsons was born November 30, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan. He was a graduate of Bethel University, Mishawaka, IN and American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, IL where he received his Master’s Degree in Music. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served from 1954 to 1955. Mr. Parsons was a retired music teacher from South Bend Community Schools. He was a member of Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church in Dacula, GA. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at his residence, 1985 Deer Creek Trail, Buford, GA 30519 with Pastor Jason Mincey officiating. Visitation will be at his residence on Monday, January 11th from 12:00 noon until time of service at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be Wednesday, January 20th at 1:00 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bethel University, General Scholarship Fund, 1001 West McKinley, Mishawaka, IN 46545 in memory of Kenneth Ray Parsons.
Kenneth Ray Parsons, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Christine Miller Parsons; and sister, Naomi Brudi. Mr. Parsons is survived by his wife of sixty-four years,... View Obituary & Service Information
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