Quentin Parsons age 90 of Hot Springs, died Saturday October 24, 2009 at the Fort Meade VA Medical Center in Sturgis. Graveside services will be held 9am Tuesday October 27th, 2009 at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis. Quentin Parsons was born April 1, 1919 in Milesville, South Dakota. He was the son of William and Charity (Fender) Parsons. Quentin grew up in Milesville, and as a young man he moved to Oregon where he worked at a sawmill. During World War II, he served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1941 to 1945. Afterwards, he returned to Milesville where he farmed. He later moved to Rapid City where he worked as a carpenter for several years. In the 1970’s he became disabled due to a serious work injury. For the past several years he has resided in Hot Springs at the SD Veterans Home. Quentin is survived by his son, James Parsons of Rapid City; daughter, Gail (Charles) Cook of Poplar MT; 3 grandchildren, Tiffany Cook of Spanish Fork UT, P.J. Cook of Taiwan, Danae (Josh) Dean of Hawaii; 2 great grandchildren, Ella and Graci Dean; and 2 brothers, Frank Parsons of Milesville SD, and Howard Parsons of Philip, SD.