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Clyde A. Parsons, Jr.

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PARSONS, Jr., Clyde A., 73, of Fairborn, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020 in SOIN Medical Center. Clyde was born September 6, 1947 in Urbana, Ohio to Clyde and Edith (Roberts) Parsons, Sr. He was a graduate of Wittenberg University and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was also a longtime youth baseball coach. Survivors include two children, Brent (Amy) Parsons and Travis (Jodi) Parsons; step-daughter, Jennifer (Tim); grandchildren, Allyson (Aaron), Emily (Nick), Austin, Joe, Kyle, Jeffrey, Alex, Carter, Elizabeth, Brittney and Addie; great grandchildren, Matthew, Ben, Brentlee, Anna and Cora; siblings, Arlene, Angie, Sheila, Celia and Ginny; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Claudette. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held in St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mission 22. Arrangements by CONROY FUNERAL HOME.

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So very sorry for your loss. Uncle Clyde was a great man and will be dearly missed.

- Rick & Susan Boswell, Friday December 18th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you. ❤

- Tonya and Fred Marshall, Friday December 18th, 2020

Thank you for sharing his service with us Brent and Travis. Words can not do justice to the man Clyde was. I loved him deeply. He was my favorite Uncle and his advice, compassion, love, and insight always comforted me in difficult times. His sense of humor was devious, corny, and surprising. He and I used to share bad jokes in person, over facebook, and on the phone. His authenticity and generosity was inspiring to me. The suffering he went through during his childhood would have broken anyone, but he persevered and came through it a more patient, loving, and thoughtful man. My Dad really liked Junior too. He wasn't perfect, nor did he pretend to be. He was humble, honorable, and trustworthy to most who truly knew him. He would give the shirt off his back to help others and defend his family and friends from anyone who would do them wrong. I looked up to him, I loved him, I listened to his stories in awe (even when repeated), and cherished the moments I got to spend in his company. I will miss him dearly. I'm overjoyed to know that he is laid to rest next to Mom. He selected that space for Mom. She loved him so much. He protected her growing up, and now they can watch over one another. I'm so sorry that we all couldn't be there due to this disease, but I am so grateful you shared this experience with us virtually. As soon as things are safe, I will come pay my respects and give you guys some proper hugs. I love you both and your families. Please stay safe and watch out for everyone. My deepest sympathies, Your cousin Paul

- Paul Roberts, Friday December 18th, 2020

I’m so very sorry for your loss‼️ I only got to know him at the 2017 Parsons Reunion... seemed like such a wonderful person.. My sympathies to the Family... may the Lord comfort and help you during this very difficult time... Blessings and Love.. Rita

- Rita Taylor, Friday December 18th, 2020

Clyde was a manager in our Springfield Babe Ruth League and he always did a good job with all of the duties expected of a manager. He taught his players the fundamentals of baseball but more importantly, he taught them their responsibility of being a team member. As league president, I could always count on Clyde to timely submit anything requested of our managers and he took responsibility for getting his players to participate in fundraising events and he did a great job of getting parents to operate the concession stand Finally, his teams were always under control and our league never had to worry about any of his players embarrassing us with negative conduct. Clyde was indeed a friendly person who took his role as a manager very seriously. His players did it the right way and had some fun doing so. To his family, especially Brent and Travis, whom I knew, I am very sorry for the loss of your father. As you know, he was a very good man and he will certainly be missed. Please know that we remain very grateful for his successful tenure as a manager in our league. He was fun, dedicated and an all around great guy!

- Larry E. Spicer, Thursday December 17th, 2020

My deepest condolences. I am praying for you all . I am is Lisa Dawn Maxine’s youngest daughter.

- Lisa Valadez, Wednesday December 16th, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss, I know he will be missed by all of you. I am Lucy Parsons Bowling’s oldest daughter.

- Alberta Bowling Castle, Wednesday December 16th, 2020

My deepest sympathies to all of you. I know by his Facebook posts how much he loved and was involved with his family and this is such a loss. May God comfort you as only he can.I always looked forward to seeing Clyde, Jr. at the family reunion and I’m so sorry circumstance dictated that we cancel the reunion this year. I will miss him. He was a good man.

- Bonnie Parsons Asbury, Wednesday December 16th, 2020

To the sisters: you and your family will be in my prayers

- Anne Worth , Tuesday December 15th, 2020

Brent, Amy, Travis, Jodi and families, I couldn’t be sadder to lose my brother and I know this is a deep sadness for you as well. He loved y’all so much and was a very proud dad, grandfather and great grandfather. We “fought” over who had the best kids, grandkids and great grandkids! Of course, there was no conceding as it was a draw! I love all of you.

- Angie & John Fowler, Tuesday December 15th, 2020

Hello, thanks for anyone who will post condolences here for my Dad but can we please not leave anything negative towards anyone else. My Dad would not want these kind of comments being left on here. I appreciate anyone who cared about my Dad but please this is not the place to make negative statements.

- Brent Parsons, Tuesday December 15th, 2020

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