Douglas (Doug) William Parsons, a veteran of the Vietnam War and longtime resident of Acworth, GA, passed away on July 6, 2022 surrounded by family. He was known to many in the area, was born July 9, 1955 to William Douglas Parsons and Lois Mae (Vogt) Parsons and attended Hauppauge High School before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. As an Aircraft Mechanic and Helicopter Pilot, Doug saw action at sea in the Vietnam War era, and he had many amazing stories. The U.S. Marine Corps recognized Doug for his honorable service.
After the war, Doug returned home, and relocated to Acworth, Ga. Where he met his later wife, Angela Parsons, and made a home. He was known for his memorable actions with serving God, and providing his labor resources to others in many different countries. He gave many contributions via the Parsons Project to Kenya, to support local churches, schools, military, and country natives. Doug was a giver to those in need of a hand at any moment helping any brothers and sisters in Christ.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents, and his daughter Casey Mahoney. He's survived by his wife Angela Parsons and his daughters, Jessica Hamilton, Megan (Mitch) Wright, and son, Hunner Parsons, Damian Webb, as well as grandchildren, Kenley Harris, Cooper Wright, Nicholas Mahoney, and Daisy Medina. His family has organized a memorial service to honor Doug's life, which will be held at the Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services (4671 S Main St., Acworth, Ga 30101) on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 4:00 pm to 6:00pm, Memorial start at 6:00pm. Gravesite and Military Service will be held at Georgia National Cemetery (2025 Mount Carmel Church Lane, Canton, Ga 30114) on Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 at 3:00 pm.