Wayne Parson of the West Post Oak Community passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled memorial services for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7th, at the Belk United Methodist Church with Robert Bost and Johnny Williams officiating.
Mr. Parson, the son of John Delos Parson & Bonnie Bessie Garrett Parson, was born in the West Post Oak Community.
He graduated from Chicota High School and entered the United States Army Air Corp (Air Force). He was honorably discharged in December of 1945.
On Jan. 23, 1945, he married Robbie Haynes, building 75 years of family and memories. The couple had known each other from the ages of ten and eleven.
He was a farmer and rancher, and in 1958, he was accepted into the Texas Highway Patrol. Wayne retired in 1985, following a career that spanned 26 years. Upon retirement from the Highway Patrol, he went back to the place of his birth at West Post Oak. There he and his wife raised Limousine Cattle.
He was a member of the Belk United Methodist Church.
Wayne was preceded in death by all his siblings, Edith Parson, J. D. Parson, Frances Foster, Correna Cooper, Cordelia Cook, and Gladys Burleson.
Survivors include his wife, Robbie, three children, Leann Anderson & husband Craig of Llano, Gary Parson & partner Dale Horne of Mesquite, and Dayna Bost & husband Robert of West Post Oak, grandchildren, Phillip Anderson & wife Ashley of Haughton, LA, Timothy Anderson of Llano, Kimberly Clark & husband Stuart of Llano, and Ethan Anderson & wife Danna of Princeton, WV, along with a number of great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews and a plethora of friends.
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