Donald L. Parkerson
Mattoon, IL – Donald L. Parkerson, age 55, of Mattoon, IL, passed away at 11:34 p.m., October 6, 2012, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
The funeral service in his honor will begin at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral Home, 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938. Pastor Lou Butler will officiate. Interment will be in Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin one half hour (1:30 p.m.) prior to the service.
Mr. Parkerson was born April 27, 1957, in Clinton, IL, the son of Guy and Mary (Macari) Parkerson. He married Shirley Kingery on June 25, 1982, in Cooks Mills, IL. She survives. Other survivors include his mother, Mary Parkerson of Mattoon, IL; two children, Ashley Best and husband Stephen of Tampa, FL, and Kyle Parkerson of Orlando, FL; two brothers, Ron Parkerson of Mattoon, IL, and Curt Parkerson and wife Brenda of Nashville, TN; and one sister, Sharon Cobb and husband Marvin of Orlando, FL. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Guy Parkerson.
Mr. Parkerson had owned Designer’s Touch in Sarasota, FL, for 20 years. He loved music, especially playing his guitar, and enjoyed golf, basketball, and working out.
Memorials in his honor may be made to the American Heart Association.
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View Full NoticeDonald L. Parkerson – April 27, 1957 – October 06, 2012