Howard Parsons

Obituary of Howard Parsons

Howard Leslie Parsons, 76, of Masontown, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at his home with his loving wife and family by his side.

Howard was born in Barbour County on August 31,1940, a son of the late Keith Parsons and Merrielle (Shillingberg) Parsons.

He owned Daughtery Coal Company for several years and was a mine foreman for Hobar Mining and R & K Co. Inc. before retiring. He enjoyed coon hunting and rabbit hunting with his friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Barbara (Reynolds) Parsons; three daughters, Debra Parsons of St. Petersburg, FL, Donna Gable and husband Danny of Morgantown and Kendra Casteel and husband Robert of Morgantown; four grandchildren, Ryan Gable of Idaho, Miranda Gable of Morgantown, Kayla "Squirt" Casteel of Morgantown and Ashley Casteel of Morgantown; two great grandchildren, Keara and Bentley Casteel of Morgantown; one brother, Lowell Parsons and wife Georgia Lee of Belmont, WV; one sister in law, Iona Barnett of Masontown; many nieces and nephews; good friends; neighbors and a special friend, George. (thanks for the friendship and good times!)

Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Monday, March 20, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m. To honor Howards wishes he will then be cremated.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to WV Caring (especially Tina) for their wonderful care.

Howard - Rest in peace

We will all miss you....

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