Age 62 of Wilmington, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020 at his home.
Born May 29, 1958 in Smithville, Tennessee, Ronald Earl was a son of Travis M. and Elvirda "Judy" (nee Saylors) Parsley. He was raised and educated in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School with the Class of 1976. On October 2, 1976, Ronald married Kimberly Ann Jessen in Wilmington. Ronald had a passion of music and loved playing his guitar.
Survivors include his wife, Kim Schleeter; daughter, Melissa (Michael Holland) Parsley of Manchester, Tennessee; two grandchildren: Michael and Morgan Holland; siblings: Terry (Pat) Parsley of Michigan, Pam (McClure) Cantrell, Travis E. (Shelly) Parsley, and Regina (Jeff) Stone all of Smithville, Tennessee, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson in infancy, Matthew Holland and his niece, Charity Stone.
Per Ronald's wishes, cremation rites are being accorded and private family services are being planned for a later date.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Ronald's name to the American Cancer Society.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Ronald's memorial page by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Ronald-Parsley
Cremation services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)