LEWISTOWN - Joseph E. Parson Sr., 67, formerly of Lewistown, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the Lewistown Hospital.
He was born July 9, 1945, in Lewistown, the son of the late William S. and Ruth Brownwell Parson.
Surviving are: a son, J. Edward Parson Jr. and wife, Kris, of Pleasant Gap; siblings, William Parson and wife, Kathy, Helen Parson, Gladys Eddinger and husband, Larry, and Alfred Parson and wife, Pam, all of Lewistown; and grandchildren, Haley Druckenmiller, Tyler Parson and Dakota Parson.
Joseph E. Parson Sr.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
He retired from Standard Steel with more than 20 years of employment.
Joseph was a member of Brooklyn Hose Co., Highland Park Hose Co., Moose lodge 143, and the Owls Club. He was an avid softball player.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the Barr Funeral Home, Inc., 120 Logan St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Gary Roth officiating.
Interment will be in St. Mark's Cemetery with military honors by VFW Post 7011.
Online condolences may be left at www.barrfh.com.