Rev. Daniel Larry Parsons, 80, of Ellerbe, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his home. Rev. Parsons was born May 9, 1938 in Richmond County, the son of the late D.C. and Marjorie Stutts Parsons. He had retired from Lucent Technologies and entered into the ministry. He retired again as pastor of Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian Church in Chester, where he had served for 13 years. He loved his ministry, church and fishing. Surviving are his wife, Vickie Ramey Parsons; children, Betsy Bean of Candor, Lori Clark (Tim) of Rockingham, Dana Bowman (Tim) of Rockingham and Doug Parsons (Tina) of Vass; grandchildren, Dani Lammonds (Neil), Ande Perkins (Shane), Lauren Clark, Alex Clark, Hunter Bowman and Taylor Bowman; 5 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and sisters, Susan DeWitt of Ellerbe and Miggie Hedrick of Rockingham. He is also survived by a stepson, Hugh Gray (Kathy Williams) of Ft. Mill, SC; a step granddaughter, Summer Gray and 3 step grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 am Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Ellerbe First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Stan Layton officiating. Interment will follow in Ellerbe Cemetery. The family will see friends from 6 – 8 pm Monday at Carter Funeral Home in Ellerbe and at other times at the home. Memorials may be made to Ellerbe First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 116, Ellerbe, NC 28338.