05/07/08 - NNHS Newsletter - Clarence Clodfelter, Sr.
Clarence L. Clodfelter, Sr.
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have still another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. Clarence Clodfelter, father of Clarence L. Clodfelter Jr., Anne Clodfelter Tucker (Hampton HS - '58), and Jean Clodfelter Gulick, passed away in Hampton on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at the age of 99. For many years he was the owner of operator of Kecoughtan Pharmacy and Brentwood Pharmacy.
From the Daily Press - 05/07/08:
Clarence L. Clodfelter, Sr.
HAMPTON - Clarence L. Clodfelter,
Sr. passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Sentara Rehabilitation
Center. He was 99.
Born in Thomasville, N.C., on Aug. 7, 1908, he had been a resident of Hampton since 1942.
Clarence was a faithful husband to his wife, Virginia, both of whom enjoyed their last years at the Devonshire and he was a dedicated husband to Virginia in her last few years of declining health. He loved life and being with his friends and family. He had an endless repository of jokes and was the 'life of the party' at the Devonshire.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 74 years, Virginia; a daughter, Katherine Frances; and five brothers and sisters.
|Clarence L. Clodfelter, Sr.|
He is survived by a
sister, Estella Cranford. He leaves to cherish his memory, three children,
Clarence L. Clodfelter Jr. and wife, Polly, Anne C. Tucker and husband, Roy,
and Jean Gulick and husband, Jim. He is also survived by eight
grandchildren, Michael Roy Tucker and wife, Sandra, James Lee Tucker, Pam C.
Youngblood and husband, Pat, Paula C. Mobley and husband, Richard, Clarence
Lee Clodfelter III and wife, Marcie, David Gulick and wife, Melinda,
Virginia B. Rogers and husband, James, and Daniel S. Gulick and wife, Laura;
and 15 great-grandchildren, Matthew and Alex Tucker, Mason, Benjamin and
Brian Youngblood, Stephen and Katherine Mobley, Jonathan and Lauren Gulick,
Kayla, Nathan, Justin and Lindsey Rogers, and Owen and Jackson Gulick.
Published in the Daily Press on 5/7/2008.
|I'M SO SADDENED TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF MR. CLODFELTER, YET HAPPY FOR HIS PRESENCE WITH GOD. ...HE , HIS SON, AND MABEL MORE OR LESS RAISED ME IN BRENTWOOD PHARMACY, WHEN CANDY BARS WERE 15 CENTS, AND SODAS WERE "JERKED" FRESH.....MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL WHO LOVED HIM....|
(GLOUCESTER POINT, VA) - May 7, 2008
|I'M SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR FATHER. HE WAS A FINE GENTLEMAN. I AM IN TEXAS AND I WILL REMEMBER HIM ALWAYS. TAKE CARE OF EACH OTHER.|
SUE GARRIS (WILLIS,
TX) - May 7, 2008
was born and raised in Wythe and remember going to the soda fountain and
having prescriptions filled at the Kecoughtan Pharmacy. Doc. Clodfelter
supplied me not only with medicines but with cherished childhood memories of
May he rest in peace and may your family be comforted.
(Gloucester Point, VA) - May 7, 2008
Amos Spady (Newport News,
- May 7, 2008
the Clodfelter family,
It is with deepest sympathy and sadness that we heard of your father's passing. If there is anything we can do, please don't hesitate to ask.
Mary Heath and the Devonshire staff.
Mary Heath (Newport News,
- May 7, 2008
|Our sympathy goes out to "Doc's" family. He was a wonderful, compassionate man. I have so many wonderful memories of Brentwood Pharmacy. I was one of the "regular" teens in the early '60s that made it an almost daily habit to visit the soda shop for grilled honeybuns! "Doc" was missed when he retired but Clarence was there to carry on his dad's great kindness.|
Lynda Layne Carter
(Clifton Forge, VA) - May 7, 2008
Our sincerest sympathies are extended to the entire Clodfelter family at this time.
This information is also posted here:
From Aretie Gallins Patterson ('59) of TN - 05/08/08 - "Clodfelters":
I went to Westhampton College with Ann Clodfelter and was good friends with her. Ann was a graduate of Hampton High School, Class of 1958, I think. If you were searching, NNHS graduates, that might have been why you could not find the Clodfelter children.
Hope this helps.
Aretie Gallins Patterson
Ohhhh, well, thank you, Aretie. It solves one mystery, but raises another, as both Eleanor (Buckley Nowitzky - '59 - of NC) and I remember the Clodfelter name quite vividly. I suppose it was because of Mr. Clodfelter himself, as we very definitely patronized Kecoughtan Pharmacy.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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Servant of God, Well Done!
Charles Wesley (28 Dec 1707 - 29 Mar 1788)
Music by George J. Elvey (27 Mar 1816 - 9 Dec 1893)
(The Methodist Hymnal, 1966, #288)
Wesley wrote this hymn in 1770 on
the occasion of the death of clergyman George White.
Elvey's tune, "Diademata", has been set to several other hymns, notably "Crown Him with Many Thorns" and "Soldiers of Christ, Arise".
Servant of God, well done!
Thy glorious warfare’s past;
The battle’s fought, the race is won,
And thou art crowned at last.
With saints enthroned on high,
Thou dost thy Lord proclaim,
And still to God salvation cry,
Salvation to the Lamb!
O happy, happy soul!
In ecstasies of praise,
Long as eternal ages roll,
Thou seest Thy Savior’s face.
Redeemed from earth and pain,
Ah! when shall we ascend,
And all in Jesus’ presence reign
With our translated friend?
"Servant of God, Well Done!" midi courtesy of http://www.norbry.net/midi/archive/hymn/ - 01/13/06
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