Larry G. Parsley, age 74, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Bargersville.
Larry was born November 17, 1942, in Johnson County, to the late Nathaniel “Nat” W. and Garnet M. (Voyles) Parsley. He was a 1961 graduate of Union High School in Bargersville and went on to serve in the United States Army.
Larry was a life-time farmer of crops, hogs and rabbits. He loved spending time on his farm and visiting with all who stopped by. Larry was a member of the Garfield Heights Church of Christ in Indianapolis and the Morgantown Baptist Church. He taught an adult Sunday School Class, which he titled the “Last Chance Class.” Larry enjoyed watching old westerns, listening to gospel music and eating breakfast at Frosty Queen in Trafalgar.
Larry was previously married for 28 years and raised three children: Mark Parsley of Bradenton, Florida, Michael (Karen) Parsley of Sheridan, Indiana and Diann (Bradley Thompson) Parsley of Bradenton, Florida; siblings: Nancy C. Wilson of Morgantown and Steven L. Parsley of Greenwood; grandchildren: Megan, Andrea, Ethan, Seth, Katherine, Kenneth, Kayla and Savanna and great-grandchildren: Camden, Aubree, Braiden, Braxton and Dash.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Rev. Ben Swopes will conduct a funeral service on at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 10th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday, July 9th at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin with military rites presented by the Franklin American Legion Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Larry to the Morgantown Baptist Church: 109 W. Elm St., Morgantown, IN 46160 or to the American Heart & Stroke Association: 3816 Paysphere Circle Chicago, IL 60674.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Date: Monday, July 10, 2017
Time: 10:00 am -