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Ralph Parsons

May 12, 1926 — April 15, 2023




Ralph Parsons, age 96, went to be with the Lord April 15, 2023. Ralph was born to the late William and Bertha (Davis) Parsons May 12, 1926 in Logan County West Virginia. Ralph married Lois (Fields) Parsons March 19, 1998. Ralph is preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Mary Parsons, 17 brothers and sisters; sons, Larry Parsons and Paul Parsons; 1 great-granddaughter.

Ralph is survived by children, Ron (Pat) Parsons, David (Joni) Parsons, Glenn (Janice) Parsons, Phyllis (Junior) Morgan, and Joyce (Fred) Crank; stepdaughters, Paula Porter and Regine Williams; daughters-in-laws, Nelda Parsons and Pam Parsons; 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Ralph worked in a coal mine in his younger years when he was still in West Virginia. He went on to follow a life of ministry where he taught the word for 60+ years. He was a member of the Enterprise Baptist Church in Marion Ohio. He was also an assistant pastor with the Central Ohio Association of Christian Broadcasters (COACB). When he was able, he used to travel across the country. Ralph also enjoyed walking very much, he made sure to get his steps in every day. He also used to wheel and deal cars he had a passion for that. He will be deeply missed.

Visiting hours are a Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home Wednesday April 19, from 2PM-4PM and 6PM-8PM. Services will be the following day Thursday April 20, at 11AM with Pastor Ron Parsons and Dave Parsons officiating. Burial will follow services at Oceola Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Central Ohio Association of Christian Broadcasters. Moments of remembrance may be left online at

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