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WINTERPORT - Robert "Bob" A. Parsons, 75, died June 16, 2016 at a Bangor hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born April 27, 1941 in Veazie son of Albert and Katherine (Hurd) Parsons.

Bob attended Bangor schools and was a skidder operator working in the woods. In more recent years, he was employed at Spot-Bilt in the shoe manufacturing business. He will be remembered for enjoying his family, wood-working and vegetable gardening. He looked forward to his senior luncheons in Hampden. Bob was a long time member of the Essex St. Baptist Church, served on the board of directors and was a deacon emeritus.

Surviving are his two children Vicki and her life partner, Gloria Champeon of Monroe and Robin Bridges and her husband, Ronald of Winterport; four grandchildren Keith Downs, Keeley Downs, Dylan Bridges and Kaleb Bridges; 3 great-grandchildren Tyler Downs, Kayden Downs and Deja Rafferty Downs; one sister Mary Parker and her husband, Dick; four brothers Phillip Parsons and his wife, Emily, Melvin Parsons and his wife, Helen, Edward Parsons and David Parsons; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Ginn) Parsons; and three brothers Theodore, Harold and William.

Relatives and friends are welcome to call 5 to 7 pm. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Essex St. Baptist Church, 82 Essex St., Bangor, where a memorial service will be held 10 am. Wednesday June 22, 2016, with the Rev. Randy Wilbur, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor. A service of Brookings-Smith, Bangor.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  June 20, 2016
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