FULTON, NY – Ivan D. Parsons, 92, of Volney, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.
A native of New Haven, he was a life resident of the Volney area.
Ivan retired in 1986 as supervisor of mobile equipment at Alcan Aluminum Company in Oswego after 20 years.
He had previously worked at Thompson & Johnson Equipment Company in Syracuse and Armstrong in Fulton.
Ivan served as a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church and Mount Pleasant Grange #349.
Ivan enjoyed automobiles and built a 1923 Ford Model T Depot Hack from parts. He was a member of the Oneida Lake Region Car Club and Pathfinder Car Club.
He also enjoyed traveling and spending time with family.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Fern Rice Parsons of Volney; three daughters, Colleen Scott, Laurie (Craig) Nelson and Diane (Joseph) Baldwin all of Volney; son-in-law, Charles Smart; grandchildren, Christopher Smart, Jamie McCarrison, Peter Scott, Coral Jablonsky, Craig Smart, Michelle Nelson, Joseph Baldwin II, Christy Billings, Justin and Jordon Baldwin; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank (Bernice) Parsons; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a daughter, Claudia Smart, in 2008; and by three brothers.
Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 16, at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton, with services to follow at 5 p.m.
Memorial contributions are encouraged to the church or Mount Pleasant Grange #349, 2825 County Route 45, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of the arrangements.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.