WARSAW — Jerry F. Parson, 49, died Wednesday at his residence.
He was born May 18, 1963 in Tipton, to Robert K. and Sybil (Barnes) Parson.
Jerry worked as a CNC-Class A machinist for Biomet in Warsaw, making replacement hips and knees. He twice had been sent to China to teach them how to make these parts.
Jerry enjoyed hunting, fishing, being with family and friends and especially riding his Harley. He will be missed by his dog, Keno.
Jerry is survived by a daughter, Amanda Parson, Indianapolis, who cared for him during his fight with leukemia; his mother, Sybil, of Kokomo; one brother, Kenneth Parson and his wife, Jessica, Sharpsville; two sisters, Sherry Melton and her husband, J.D., Caulfield, Mo., and Sandra Gaiser and her husband, Mark, Sharpsville; two grandchildren, Elijah Parson and Desiree Suver; his grandmother, Pauline Barnes, Tipton; and a special nephew, Kenny Parson Jr.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, James Beard.
There will be a time of visitation from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Saturday at Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton. The Rev. Bill Salsbery will conduct the service.
Burial will follow in Sharpsville Cemetery.