Clarence R. (Gabby) Clark, 84, of Mountainside Drive in Narrows, departed this life Thursday morning, May 10, 2012 at Carilion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg. Born in Giles County on March 14, 1928, he was a son of the late William Riley and Ada Anna Robertson Clark. He was a member of Bethel Chapel in Clendennin and was retired from the Celanese Celco Plant with forty-five years service and was a veteran of the U S Army, WW II. He was preceded in death by his parents and eleven brothers and sisters.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sister, best friend, and fishing buddy, Charlene (Sally) Clark of the home; his sister Virginia C. Robertson of the Lurich Community at Narrows, a special and devoted nephew, Darrell Akers, several other beloved nieces and nephews; and his church family at Bethel Chapel.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm in Bethel Chapel at Clendennin with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Thornsprings Cemetery at Pulaski. The family will receive friends at Bethel Chapel Sunday evening from five until seven pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.