Leon W. "Bill" Parnaby age 88 of Parkman, Oh died Thursday Jan. 14 at Burton Health Care. He was born August 12, 1921 in Middlefield the son of Hubert and Hattie (Stowe) Parnaby. Mr. Parnaby was a US Army Veteran serving during WW II. He was a life long area resident and was a lumber jack for many yrs. He was married to Hope Hillock on Dec. 15, 1945 and were together for 65 yrs. until her death in 2007. He enjoyed flower gardening and bird watching.
Survivors include his sons, Dennis (Jeanne) of Dunlap, TN, Dana (Terry) of Huntsburg, Duane (Patty) of Jefferson, Donald (Denise) of Burton and Dale (Dawn) of Parkman. There are 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and his cat MJ. Proceeded in death by parents, a son Douglas and brothers Walter, Harold, John and Richard and a sister Zadie Loza.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday Jan. 18 at the Russell Funeral Service 15670 West High St. (Rt. 87) Middlefield. Pastor D. Ray Mullet of Burton will officiate. Visitation is Sunday from 7-9 PM at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Middlefield Cemetery.