Michael (Mike) Eugene Parsons, 62, of Mineral Wells,W.Va. passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.
Mike was born January 13, 1952 in London, England to Walter Eugene and Daphne Parsons. He graduated from Parkersburg South High School in 1970. Mike worked at E.I. DuPont from 1978-2006 (31 years). Mike was a member of Moose Lodge #1118, American Legion Post #15, Mt. Olivet Lodge #3, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Nemesis Shrine, and Royal Order of Jesters Court #156.
Mike had a passion for life and loved spending his time with family and friends. He loved outdoor recreation including boating, skiing, and softball. Mike was always happy and friendly and lived his life to its fullest. Mike shared a love for West Virginia University Mountaineer athletics.
Mike is survived by his wife, Nichola (Niki) Parsons of Mineral Wells, W.Va; son, Sean Parsons and daughter in law, Andrea of Oak Ridge, N.C; granddaughter Penelope Rose Parsons of Oak Ridge, N.C; mother, Daphne Parsons of Parkersburg; brother, Steve Parsons (Sue) of Elizabeth, WV; sister, Tammy Sosa of Thorndale, Texas; brother, Jay Ballengee (Sheryl) of Parkersburg; nieces and nephews and his beloved dog Molly. He is predeceased by his father, Walter Eugene Parsons.
A visitation will be held from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 5th Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101.
Donations may be made to the Shrivers Hospital For Children at www.shriner's hospitalforchildren.org
Online condolences may be made at wwhadleyfh.com