Funeral Services for Robert Lawrence (Bob) Parsons 84, of Grants, New Mexico will be held on Monday-October 26, 2009-10:00 AM at the Grace Baptist Church in Milan, New Mexico. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park. Pastor Dale Thatcher will officiate.\n\nVisitation will be held on Sunday-October 25, 2009-5:00PM-7:00 Pm at the Grace Baptist Church.\n\nBob was born on January 16, 1925 in Pharoah, Oklahoma and he passed away on October 22, 2009 in Grants, New Mexico.\n\nHe was a lifetime logger/truck driver, hauling millions of board feet of timber out of the Zuni Mountains and Mt. Taylor areas. Later, he switched to hauling ore from the uranium mines and gravel. Bob liked nothing better then telling funny jokes or playing ticks on somebody. He was known and loved by many who called him friend, Uncle Bob, Grandpa, Old Grandpa and Dad.\n\nBob loved fishing, traveling the back roads, and playing with his great grandkids. Bob never met a child that he did not love or one that did not love him back. Everyone needs an Uncle Bob!\n\nHe is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Peggy Parsons of the family home in Grants, New Mexico; Daughters: Cheryl Pemble and husband Ernie of Grants, New Mexico, Karla McDaugale and husband Tim of Grants, New Mexico, Penny McDaugale and husband Larry of Grants, New Mexico; Grandchildren: Tyson McDaugale of Farmington, New Mexico, Ryan Pemble of Belen, New Mexico, Brandon Pemble and wife Rosa of Belen, New Mexico, Trenton McDaugale of Grants, New Mexico, Chanda Turley and husband Brad of Grants, New Mexico, Desiraye Lopez and husband Art of Grants, New Mexico; Great Grandchildren: Tyler and Cheyla McDaugale, Pierce, Paige and Paizlyn Turley, Korbyn and Jastin Pemble, Jaidyn and Jace Lopez and Curza Armijo; Sisters: Fern Thigpen of Grants, New Mexico, Doreen Yates and husband Dugan of Gallup, New Mexico and Joyce Dils and husband Charlie of Cortez, Colorado.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his parents: Robert Lawrence Parsons, Sr. and Myrtle Turnbull Parsons; Infant son: Robert Keith Parsons; Sisters: Lila Polish, and Carrie South; Brother: Bill Parsons and a great grandchild Devin Armijo Pemble.\n\nPallbearers will be: Scott Thigpen, Brandon Pemble, Sam Dils, Tyson McDaugale, Trenton McDaugale, and Ryan Pemble.\n\nHonorary Pallbearers will be: Grandchildren: Mel Simpson,Rosa Pemble, John Meador, Chandra Turley, Brad Turley, Desiraye Lopez and Art Lopez.