Oather Parsons

Oather Parsons

Sunday, May 9th, 1937 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Obituary

Oather Parsons, 82 of Chesapeake died April 30, 2020 at Teays Valley Center, Hurricane.

He was a 28 year employee of Security America after spending 15 years as the postmaster in Foster, WV. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a lifetime member of Daniel Boone VFW post 5578 at Madison. He loved gardening, flowers and working.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years: Audrey Helen Eplin Parsons,
Parents: Charley and Solota Adkins Parsons,
Brothers: Obert, Elmer, Clemon, Coval, Pedro and Denver Parsons,
Sister: Novela Parsons and Step Sister: Tennessee Parsons Davis.

Surviving Are:

Son: Delmar (Stacey Pinson) Parsons of Cross Lanes,

Grandchildren: Cameron and Kassidee Pinson and

Special Nephew: Harold Adkins of Charleston, Illinois.

Due to the Pandemic, attendance at the service will be limited. Graveside will be at Montgomery Memorial Park, London. Please contact Delmar at (304) 767-9584 if you would like to attend.

Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Interment

    Location
    Montgomery Memorial Park
    Address
    LONDON, WV

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Vickie Acker

Posted at 10:36am
I will truly miss Oather. He started at Security America a few months after me. He started with us working at Regatta in 1991. Oather was a good man. He was honest, dependable and a hard worker. I loved to hear his stories. He would always say "I just tell it like it is". He would bring us the prettiest flowers from his garden. He would go to work and then attend to his garden and flowers. I don't know where he got all of his energy. He was also very proud of his son. My thoughts and prayers go out to his son and his family.
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Chris Signorelli

Posted at 09:14am
Prayers are with all of Oather's loved ones. They don't make them like Oather anymore. We will miss Oather at Security America. I will always remember him teaching me how to play horseshoes at our company picnics. Thanks for everything he did for our company and our community.
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Kimberly Richards

Posted at 08:16am
So sorry for your loss. We love you. Kim, James, Mom, and Jocelyn
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Paul Nelson

Posted at 09:43am
Oather was a good man.
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Gaylena Glorioso, Gary Davis and David Davis

Posted at 12:38am
Uncle Oather was the kindest and sweetest uncle. We use to love going to visit and spend an entire day at his house. He always welcomed us in with open arms. I regret that I let so many years pass by without visiting him. May you forever RIP.
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