• Date Of Birth: November 30, 1931
  • Date Of Death: January 8, 2021
  • Spouse: Dorothy Suter Parsons
  • Children: Darlene and Ed Sommer, Cheryl and Scott Irwin, Raymond and Christine Parsons, Kent and Jenny Parsons
  • Resting Place: Georgia National Cemetery
  • Occupation: U.S. Army Veteran
  • City: Buford
  • State: Georgia

Kenneth Ray Parsons, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Christine Miller Parsons; and his sister, Naomi Brudi.

Mr. Parsons is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Dorothy Suter Parsons, Buford, GA; children, Darlene and Ed Sommer, Cheryl and Scott Irwin, Raymond and Christine Parsons and Kent and Jenny Parsons; grandchildren, Jeremy Sommer, Joseph Sommer, Jenna Roddy, Jordan Sommer, Renee Irwin, Kelly Diviney, Sean Irwin, Reilly Parsons, Shannon Parsons, Connor Parsons, and Koryn Parsons; great-grandchildren, Kodey, Greyson and Ellie Sommer, Camille Roddy, Ophelia Roddy Everett, Ethan Dillon Sloane, Malcom Irwin, Colin, Darcy and April Diviney; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mr. Parsons was born November 30, 1931, in Detroit, Michigan.

He was a graduate of Bethel University, Mishawaka, IN, and the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago, IL where he received his Master’s Degree in Music. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army having served from 1954 to 1955. Mr. Parsons was a retired music teacher from South Bend Community Schools. He was a member of Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church in Dacula, GA.