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Gary Lynn Parson

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Gary Lynn Parson, 70, passed away on August 24, 2017, at home surrounded by family and loved ones. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home. A tribute of Gary’s life may be found at andersonbethany.com where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
On April 22, 1947, Gary was born in Hollis, Oklahoma, and moved to Roswell, NM, when he was three years old. He graduated from Roswell High School in 1965. Gary married Teresia Emerson in February of 1966. He served in the United States Air Force from August 1966 to August 1970. Gary fought in Vietnam, 1968-1969. After serving in the Air Force, Gary returned to Roswell where he, his father and brother started Numex Electric. In 1990, he started working for the Chaves County Road Department and retired in 2009. Gary enjoyed singing, hunting, fishing and Blue Bell Ice Cream.
Those left to cherish Gary’s memory are his loving wife, Teresia Ann (Emerson) Parson; daughter, Kimberly Parson and fiancé, Adam of Roswell, NM; son, Stephen Parson and wife, Jessica of Fremont, NH; brother, Wayne Parson and wife, Linda; granddaughters: Sarah Parson of Roswell, NM, Emma Parson of Fremont, NH; and grandson, Alex Parson of Fremont, NH.
Preceding Gary in death were his parents: Herman B. Parson and Iva Lamkin Parson.
A meal for family and friends will follow Gary’s Service at Adventure Bible Church, 1905 S. Main St.
This tribute was lovingly written in honor of Gary by his family.