He graduated from Mountain Grove High School in 1982. After high school he drove a truck for many years.
Ricky was the loving father of two sons, Tyler and Trenton.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bingo, and spending time with his kids. He loved being around his family and he will be greatly missed.
Ricky was preceded in death by three brothers, Terry, Walter, and Herbert, and one sister, Janice.
He is survived by two sons, Tyler Parsons and Trenton Parsons of Cabool; six brothers, Billy Dean Parsons of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Richard Parsons of Mountain Grove, Larry Parsons of Mansfield, Missouri, Jerry Parsons of Buffalo, Missouri, Randy Parsons of Cabool, and Kelly Parsons of Mountain Grove; one sister, Vickie Collins of Buffalo, Missouri; and a host of other family and friends.
Ricky was cremated under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home. No public services scheduled at this time.