Howard Franklin Parsons, Jr. age, 86, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Harrison House Nursing Home in Snow Hill.
Born in South Hampton, N.Y., he was the son of the late Howard Franklin Parsons, Sr. and Lillian Bell Cropper Parsons.
He was preceded in death earlier this year by his beloved wife of 60 years, Evelyn Celeste Parsons. He is survived by his daughter, Lillian Parsons Azbell, of Ocean City; step-daughter, Joan Taylor of Tyaskin, Md.; grandson, Andrew Azbell and great-granddaughter Dominique Emmanuel Azbell. There are several step-grand and step-great-grandchildren.
He leaves a sister, Joan McCrorey of Salisbury, and several nephews.
Also preceding him in death was a brother, William Harvey Parsons, and a sister, Lillian Mae Parsons.
Mr. Parsons was a graduate of Ocean City High School and a United States Coast Guard veteran. He had been the owner/operator of Howard Parsons Plumbing and Heating, Inc for over 30 years. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Berlin.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Connie Paulson officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
A donation in his memory may be made to: Bethany United Methodist Church, 8648 Stephen Decatur Hwy. Berlin, Md. 21811.
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