Waymond Parsons, age 91, of Shelbina, MO, passed away Monday, March 28, 2016, at Salt River Community Care in Shelbina, MO.
He was born June 17, 1924, in Epworth, MO, the son of Brode and Beulah Craigmyle Parsons. On November 16, 1946, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Ramsdale at Shelbina, MO. She survives.
Waymond is also survived by three children, Jack Parsons and wife Cindy of Shelbina, MO, Tony Parsons and wife Jennifer of Shelbina, MO and Bonnie Rigney and husband Robert of Plainfield, Il; eight grandchildren, Robert Parsons, Todd (Melissa) Parsons, Heather (Daniel) Delossantos, Jason (Chrie) Parsons, Jack Parsons, Jr, Kristine (Cody) Collins, Sarah (Jason) Ahten and Aaron Rigney; twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elaine Nagel of Edina, Louise Bachman of Macon, MO and Erma Jean Dennis of Quincy, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Waymond was a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He was employed as a Security Guard at Cerro Copper for many years. He enjoyed bowling, mowing, helping at Midwest Tire and working at the Factory. He loved babies and his family was his greatest joy and he enjoyed the time spent with them.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO, with burial to follow in Shelbina Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at the Funeral Home in Shelbina. Memorials may be made to Shiloh Children’s Ranch or Donor’s Choice.