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James Robert Parsons

August 22, 1953 — June 26, 2022

James Robert Parsons, age 68 of Fisher, WV, passed away Sunday evening, June 26, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Born on August 22, 1953, in Petersburg, WV, he was a son of the late Adam Miles Parsons Jr. and Trixie Jean Reel Parsons. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Esther Olinger.

James was a truck driver for over 45 years, his last job was with RCS trucking. He wanted to retire and become a farmer but was content watching the Discovery channel or Pawn Stars. In his spare time, he attended auctions and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kathleen Whetzel Parsons; a son, Robert Lee Parsons of Moorefield, WV; two step-daughters, Sherry (Doug) Brininger, of Moorefield, WV and Julie (Michael) Eakle of Fisher, WV; four step-grandchildren; three brothers, Miles (Sharon) Parsons, of Albertville AL, Andy (Geri) Parsons of Quinlan, TX and Amos (Holly) Parsons of  Chincoteague, VA; two sisters, Priscilla Parsons, of Petersburg, WV and Betty Otto, of Anchorage, AK. He is also survived by a niece, Tammy Hall, who helped take care of him and was his ride everywhere and his wonderful caregiver, Daisy Hose.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Bible Baptist Church, 642 Frosty Hollow Road, Fisher, WV with Pastor Doyle Patch officiant. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until time of services. Due to the current COVID-19 recommendations, wearing of masks and social distancing by individuals unvaccinated is recommended.

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