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Larry R. Parsons

August 5, 1948 — January 8, 2020

Biography: Larry R. Parsons, 71 of Bucyrus went to be with the Lord surrounded by his family on Wednesday January 8, 2020 following a five month illness.  Larry was born August 15, 1948 in Logan West Virginia to Ralph W. Parsons of Bucyrus and the late Mary (Fowler) Parsons.  He was married November 5, 1967 to Nelda (Sexton) Parsons who survives.  In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by brother Paul Parsons and granddaughter Michaela Hammock.
Larry was a devoted man who loved his family with all his heart in addition to his wife Nelda  is survived by children Larry (Angie) Parsons and Melissa (David) Hammock; special foster daughter Jessica Barnett Campbell; 5 grandchildren David "DJ" (Christa) Hammock Jr., Darrin (Sarah) Hammock, Shelbi, Skylar, and Sheena Parsons; great grandchildren Riley and Adaline Hammock who loved their Papa dearly; brothers Dave (Joan), Ronald (Patricia), and Glen (Janice) Parsons; sisters Phyllis (Jr.) Morgan and Joy (Fred) Crank; as well numerous nieces and nephews.
Larry lived most of his life in Bucyrus area and graduated from Crestline High School.  Larry first worked as a Truck Driver for PPG (Drivers Incorporated) for 25 years.  He drove for Putnam Trucking and  retired from USF Holland Trucking in 2010.  Larry continued to work for Bell Equipment until 2015 when he officially retired to keep his twin great granddaughters. 
Larry was a faithful member of Bucyrus Freewill Baptist Church where he was a Deacon for 45 years.  He served as Sunday School Superintendent, Secretary, Adult Sunday School Teacher and was the Northern Ohio Conference Treasurer as well as a Northern Ohio youth camp counselor/volunteer.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Bucyrus Freewill Baptist Church and a Celebration of his Life will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 in the Church, burial will follow in Oceola Cemetery.  The family suggests memorials be made to Northern Ohio Youth Camp through the funeral home and expressions of sympathy can be left at www.munzpirnstill.com
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