Boyd Parsons, Sr., age 81 of Rapid City, South Dakota, died Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.
Boyd Leroy Parsons was born March 4, 1930, in Milesville, South Dakota, the son of Bill and Helen (Elshere) Parsons. He was raised in Milesville and graduated from Philip High School in 1949. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1953 and had an honorable discharge in 1955.
Boyd married Joanne Hanrahan March 13th, 1953, and to this union were born three children, Boyd, Jr., Sheryl and Byron.