(SSN 593)

In Memoriam
April 10, 1963

Guy Carrington Parsons, Jr.Guy Carrington Parsons, Jr.

Lieutenant Junior Grade


Guy Carrington Parsons, Jr., was born in New Rochelle, New York, on December 23, 1937, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy C. Parsons of White Plains, New York.

He spent his early boyhood in White Plains and attended local schools there. While attending White Plains High School, Guy participated in sports, received letters in tennis and swimming, and was a member of the honor society.

He entered the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, in June 1955, where he was a member of the varsity squash team, and where he received a letter in tennis. Graduating with the class of 1959, he received his first assignment as an ensign in the destroyer U.S. S. Waldron (DD 699). In September 1960, he volunteered for submarine duty and upon being accepted, he entered the Submarine Base, New London, Connecticut. Successfully completing the course of instruction, Guy was selected for advance training in nuclear power. In September 1961, he attended the Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit at Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and in March 1962, he was assigned to the U.S.S. Thresher (SSN 593).

He is survived by his widow, the former Marjorie Cochran of White Plains, New York; a son, Guy C. Parsons, III; and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Guy C. Parsons also of White Plains.

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