Roy Dale Parsons, 75 of Odessa, Missouri passed away on Thursday, November 02, 2017 at New Haven Living Center in Odessa, MO.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 7995 Outer Rd., Odessa, MO, 64076. Visitation will be held one hour prior starting at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the church. Burial will be in the Greenton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Calvary Baptist Church. Memories of Dale and condolences for his family may be left at www.ralphojones.com
or on our Facebook Page. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, MO, 64076, 816-633-5524.
Dale was born on September 5, 1942 in Warrensburg, MO to James Roy and Naomi G. (Huff) Parsons. He graduated in 1961 from Odessa High School. Dale served in the Missouri National Guard. On July 22, 1977 he married Dora May (Barker) Parsons in Odessa, MO. She survives of the home. He worked a short time at the GM Leed’s Plant in Kansas City, MO. Dale retired in 1996 after 30 plus years from Les Mitchell Quarries in Bates City, MO. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Odessa. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working, collecting antique toys and Pepsi memorabilia, also watching his nephew’s high school wrestling matches.
Dale is survived by his wife, Dora Parsons of Odessa, MO; his mother, Naomi Mitchell of Odessa, MO; two sisters, Sharron Christy and husband Larry of Odessa and Zona Mitchell and husband Greg Mather of Odessa, MO; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, Dale was preceded in death by his step-father, Les Mitchell; and two brothers, Terry Mitchell and James Allen Parsons.