Dale E. Parsons, 60, passed away, Thursday, March 19, 2015, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Muncie, on May 28, 1954 to Charles and Garnet (Musselman) Parsons, and graduated from Delta High School.
Dale has been involved in farming since he was 10 years old. He later became the owner of his own business, Parsons Construction.
He married Leila Black on August 5, 1978 in Gas City.
Survivors include his wife, Leila, of 36 years; three daughters, Kirsten Parsons (Donnie Anacker), Stephanie Parsons, and Nikiya Parsons ; two grandchildren, Jade Anacker, and Daxton Anacker; a brother, John Parsons (Karen); two sisters, Marilyn McKinley (Dick), and Carol Sheley (Michael); three nephews, Chad Smith, Chris Smith, and Nathan Parsons, as well as two dogs, Boney and Millie.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, Indiana. There will be no graveside services. Dale will be laid to rest in Union Cemetery in Eaton.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home, on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:00 and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family would recommend that to honor Dale that visitors attend in casual dress.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.