Charles Marion Parsons, 80, Neosho, died at his home on May 8, 2013, as a result of a house fire.

He was born Oct. 5, 1932, in Seminole, Okla., to Joe and Lois (White) Parsons.

Charles moved to Neosho from California in 1994. He worked in the manufacturing department at Lockheed Aircraft in California before moving to Neosho.

Charles is survived by his wife, Doris; children, Anne Johnson, Gaithersburg, Maryland, David Parsons, Neosho; step-daughter, Kelley Nabors, Pierce City; step-son, Cary Isley; five grandchildren; four step-grandchildren.

Charles was preceded in death by his first wife; Mary Patricia (Cox) Parsons on April 11, 2010.

The body has been cremated and a family memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, at the First Presbyterian Church, Neosho.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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