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Robert H. Parsons

March 2, 1934 ~ July 8, 2021 (age 87)

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Obituary of Robert H. Parsons

Robert H. Parsons, of Millsboro, passed away at his home on July 8, 2021, in the care of his family and Delaware Hospice.

 

 He was born on March 2, 1934, to the late Franklin E. and Mary E. Thomas Parsons in Salisbury, MD. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded by his beloved wife Haddie Rust Parsons in 2019 as well as two brothers: Richard and Thomas Parsons; and a sister: Patricia Parsons.

 

  Robert led a very active life.  He married his wife, Haddie and together they raised three children.  During his working career, he managed P&M Hatchery, retired from a full career with the United Insurance Company, and co-owned Parsons'  Antiques with his wife.  He believed in hard work, and especially loved antiques.  His hobbies included a love of the water, and jet skiing.  He was a jovial character with a great sense of humor.  He always filled a room with his outgoing personality.  Most of all he was a devoted family man and will be dearly missed.

 

Robert is survived by his children:  Diane Cordrey and husband Charles, of Dagsboro, DE; Dennis Parsons and his wife Patty, of Millsboro, DE; and Kevin Parsons, also of Millsboro.  He is also survived by one brother Harlon Parsons and his wife Barbara of Oregon.  Robert also leaves behind four grandchildren: Brent Parsons, and his wife Terri, of Millsboro; David Parsons, and his wife Dana, of Catonsville, MD; Samuel Parsons, of Millsboro; and Matthew Parsons, also of Millsboro, as well as two great-grandchildren: Jay and Gavin. 

 

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM for viewing and visitation.  Interment will follow at Dagsboro Reedmen’s Memorial Cemetery.  His Pastor, Allen Miller of Community Church of Oak Orchard,  will officiate.

 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE  19963.

 

Electronic condolences via www.watsonfh.com

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Interment
Tuesday
July 13, 2021

DAGSBORO REDMENS MEMORIAL CEMETERY
IRON BRANCH ROAD
DAGSBORO, DE 19939

Donations

DELAWARE HOSPICE
100 PATRIOTS WAY, MILFORD DE 19963

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