Robert Roland Vatcher Parsons
(27th April 1925-27th January 2016)
Robert Roland Vatcher Parsons was born in Freshwater, Carbonear, NL on April 27, 1925 to Jehu and Fanny Parsons. He leaves to morn his loving wife Beulah, loving children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents Jehu & Fanny; Brothers Jehu & Freeman; Sister Dulcie and Grandson Steven.
Robert left Carbonear at an early age to come to Goose Cove where he spent his early years as a fisherman. He always built his own boats and built the family home. He moved to St. Anthony in 1973 and went to work with the Grenfell Mission . He worked there for 15 years until he retired in 1988. In his spare time he enjoyed going out in boat, squid jigging and fishing. He also loved trout fishing with his grandchildren.
He was a faithful member of this church and loved and worshiped the Lord deeply. Through all the years he never faltered in his faith
Visitation was held at the Funeral Home in St. Anthony, after which the Funeral Service was held at the St. Anthony United Church at 11:00am on Saturday January 30th with Rev. Dinesh Gomes Officiating. burial followed at the Fishing Point United Cemetery, St. Anthony. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatres Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Siobhan Mauger Funeral Director.