Peacefully at Ritz Lutheran Villa, Mitchell on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 of Mitchell, formerly Cromarty, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Helen Marie (Pryce) Parsons for over 35 years. Proud father of Larry and Myra Parsons, Paul and Lori Parsons, and Tracey and Rick Weiershauser. Adored grandpa of Joe Parsons (Delaney), Harry Parsons; Steve Parsons (Helene), Scott Parsons, Jason Parsons (Tianna), Luke Parsons (Paige); and Samantha Weiershauser. Great-grandpa of Sam Parsons, Adriel Parsons, and Lily Parsons. Dear brother-in-law of Beth Pryce. Predeceased by his parents William and Almeda (Finkbeiner) Parsons.
Bob grew up on a farm in Hibbert Township (Cromarty). He purchased the farm beside his parents and started life on his own farm. He married the love of his life Helen in 1961, they had 3 children and started a family together. Eventually they took over his parents farm and farmed the land while raising beef cattle and pigs. He enjoyed showing his cattle in Toronto at the Queen’s Fair. In 1972, he obtained his pilots license and took on the roadways in the sky. In his 40’s he began trucking, known as “Milkshake” to his trucking friends. When Bob retired in his 60’s he enjoyed woodworking, wood carving and painting taking many courses to improve his art. Bob received his lifetime membership of the lodge (Odd Fellows). He will be missed for his sense of humour and his ability to never complain!
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 87 Goderich Street West, SEAFORTH on Sunday afternoon from 2 – 4 PM. Registration is required and appreciated. To register, please click “Register Now” below.
Bob’s funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, June 13th at 11 AM. Interment Crediton Cemetery. Registration is not required to attend the funeral service.