Karlon C. “Butch” Parsons, 76, of Valley City passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 21, 2021.
Butch was born in Erie County, PA on October 19, 1944 to the late Perry and Silva (nee Robson) Parsons. He has resided in Medina County for many years. Butch was an independent truck driver for years and lastly had worked as a machine operator with Foseco.
Butch was a true outdoors man. Family and friends would gather at the “Cabin” in West Virginia to enjoy each other’s friendships and go hunting and fishing. He was an avid gardener and his true love was for his children and grandchildren. Butch always had pets and he adored his four-legged companion, Chief.
He will be greatly missed by his children Brenda (Robert) Garrison, Karlon Parsons, Jr., Michael Levasseur and Renee Levasseur. Grandchildren, Mark, Rachel, Rebecca, Jeremy, Carly, Samantha, Karlon, Michael and Angela. Great grandchildren, Jeffrey, Kylie, Aveah and Liam. He is also survived by a brother, Perry Parsons and sisters, Edith Walker and Estelle Rose. Numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his wife, Sharon, a daughter, Karla Thurber, brothers and sisters, Don, Ben and Ron Parsons, Debbie Jainniney and Tootsie Walker.
There will be calling hours from 4:00-6:00 PM, Monday, January 25, 2021 at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City. Family and friends are asked to please pay their respects and kindly pass through in a timely manner. Facial coverings and social distancing are required.
A Graveside Service will be held 1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Valley City.
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