LOS LUNAS, N.M. - George E. Parsons, age 70, formerly of Richmond and Columbia County, passed away Monday, April 3, 2006 in Los Lunas. Mr. Parsons was a retired chief gunner's mate in the United States Navy having served in Vietnam, Laos, Thailand. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 11 Bronze Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Navy Good Conduct (Third and Fourth Award,) Bronze Star with Combat, "V" (First and Second Award) Combat Action Ribbon and Navy Commendation Ribbon with 25 stars. He is survived by his wife Tabby L. Parsons; step-son, Tommy Parsons of the home; a brother, John Parsons and his wife Patricia of Augusta. He was dearly loved by many, many people. A private service will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at Bellevue Memorial Gardens.
The Augusta Chronicle-April 26, 2006