Obituary: DeWitt C. Parsons

DeWitt C. Parsons, at 88
DeWitt C. Parsons, a Hull resident for many years, died Oct. 25. He was 88.
Born in Battle Creek, Mich., the only child of DeWitt and Dorothy Parsons, he attended Lakeview High School, where he played in three state tennis finals in three years and was considered the best tennis player in the state of Michigan. After graduating from Michigan State University, he promptly departed for the Korean War in which he served as the navigator on a destroyer in the Pacific theater. 
Mr. Parsons took a job with Kellogg’s, moved to Maryland, then to Needham. He enjoyed tennis, golf, basketball, table tennis, and card games, any card game. He met Kathy Galvin, and they formed Southern Sales, a food distributorship. They also worked on cruise ships, teaching bridge and officiating over tournaments, and they directed bridge games at various restaurants in Hingham and Hull. They had many excellent adventures and made quite a team over the past 25 years. 
Mr. Parsons was a man who loved to laugh and have a good time and enjoyed spending time in Florida and Hull.
Funeral services have been held. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.