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Junior Ray Parson

April 16, 1941 — October 24, 2023


Junior Ray Parson, of Campbellsville, the son of the late Hayes and Mazetta (Norris) Parson, was born April 16, 1941 in Metcalfe County, KY and departed this life on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 in Campbellsville at the Taylor Regional Hospital. He was 82 years of age.

          He had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Jesus Name Church. He was a former maintenance and construction employee for the State of Kentucky, a constable, and was a member of the Pitman Masonic Lodge # 124 F&AM.

          Junior enjoyed mowing and caretaking of the Arrowhead Ranch in Campbellsville.

          Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters: Lois Kendall and Gladys and Marcella Parson as infants.

          Survivors include his wife of 37 years: Zelma Faye (Smith) Parson of Campbellsville; a daughter: Margaret Parson and husband Jeff Wheat of Campbellsville; two sons: Roy Parson and wife Dorothy of Russell Springs and Keith Wayne Parson and companion: Monica of Winchester.

          Also a brother: Wayne Parson of Campbellsville; four grandchildren: Jason Tucker and wife Brandy, Megan Covarrubias and husband Seth, Shawna Shuffett and husband John and Lily Parson; three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service for Junior Ray Parson will be Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Elder Rueal Boils will be officiating.

Visitation after 11:00 A.M. until time for the service

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

700 Old US 68, Campbellsville, KY 42718

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