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Herbert Douglas (Smokey) Parsons


Medic, Canadian Army


Born: 17 Jan 1927, Victoria, British Columbia


Died: 25 Feb 2004, Chilliwack, British Colubmai


PARSONS, Herbert Douglas (Smokey) - passed away on February 25, 2004 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 77 years.He was born January 17, 1927 in Victoria, B.C. Herb is survived by his sons, Ron (Val), Wade (Leigh) and Rick (Gina); daughter, Gail (Max) Isaac; grandchildren, Shaine, Charlene, Michelle, Brandon, Kara, Mariel, Haydn and friend and companion, Bev Belanger. He was predeceased by his wife Irene Amy Parsons (Merrells) and granddaughter, Angela Dawn Isaac. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 7, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. from The Rancho, 35110 Delair Road, Abbotsford, B.C. Woodland Mt. Cheam Funeral Home (The Abbotsford News 25 Feb 2004)


The four Parsons brothers all served in the Canadian Military:  Harvey Parsons (Navy), Herbert Douglas Parsons (Army), James (Jim) Parsons (Army / Navy) and Robert Kenneth Parsons ( Navy)


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