Wayne Parsons of Eugene died Dec. 22 of complications from pneumonia at age 79. No service is planned.
He was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Seattle to John and Ella Peeler Parsons. Linda Nell was his domestic partner for 21 years.
He attended the University of Oregon and served in the Marine Corps. He played professional baseball, was a restaurant owner in Washington and worked as a car salesman in the Eugene area.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Julie Patterson and Jill Morrison, both of Seattle; and a brother, John of Eugene.
Arrangements by Andreason’s Cremation & Burial Service in Springfield.