H. Dewey Parsons Jr., 79

H. Dewey Parsons Jr., 79, of Selbyville, Del., died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at home. He was born in Wilmington, Del., son of the late Herman D. Parsons Sr. and Virginia (Parker) Parsons.

Parsons served in U.S. Air Force and was a trooper for the Maryland State Police. He became a nurseryman for Bunting’s Nursery, where he worked until retirement. He was a member of American Legion Post #39, the SARA and PROS Ham Radio clubs, and the NRA. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, hunting and fishing.

Parsons is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ann B. Parsons of Selbyville; two sons, David B. Parsons and his wife, Susan, of Bear, Del., and Greg E. Parsons and his wife, Maggie, of Fort Myers, Fla.; four grandchildren, Colin E., Zachary J., Alexa B. and Jessica D. Parsons.

Services were to be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Selbyville Vol. Fire Co.; P.O. Box 88; Selbyville, DE 19975, or to Delaware Hospice; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963, or to Coastal Hospice; P.O. Box 1733; Salisbury, MD 21802, or to the charity of the giver’s choice. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.