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Dan Parsons


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Dan Parsons (or as the government knew him Preston Danny Parsons) went home to be with Jesus the evening of Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at the age of 68.

Dan’s celebration of life service will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, October 30, 2021 at Christ’s Church.

Dan was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on May 24th, 1953 to Press and Myrtle Parsons. He grew up in Belleville, Michigan He and his Dad going to Tiger Stadium ball games was one of his favorite memories.

Then he moved to Bethel, Ohio where he went to High School and met and then married on June 24, 1972 Kathy his wife of 49 years. He graduated from Ozark Bible College.(now called Ozark Christian College) We spent 5 wonderful years there.

He spent his life as a pastor holding various jobs. He pumped gas (back when it was $.20 a gallon), night watchman, convenience store clerk, Mexican restaurant manager, child care worker in a facility for troubled children, care worker for a boarding school, therapist in a foster care system, as a janitor, interm school principal, bus driver and Preacher in between and during many of these other jobs. But always a pastor moving as God directed.

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Dan is preceded in death by: his mother Myrtle Parsons, his father Press Parsons and his brother Douglas Parsons.

Dan is survived by: his wife, Kathy Jane Trisler Parsons, his two daughters, Dangela Parsons and Nyla Parsons, and his precious granddaughter, Zuri.

In lieu of flowers 2 charities he supported are: Outside the bowl in Juarez, Mexico – donations can be sent to Christ’s Church with a notation for Outside the bowl. The address is 2200 N. Sycamore Ave., Roswell, NM 88201 or to Ozark Christian College 1111 N. Main St. Rd. Joplin, Missouri 64801.

Gal. 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.

Phil. 1:21

For me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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