William Lee "Bill" Clemens, 65, of rural Marshall, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with Rev. Wayne Doolin officiating. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery with military rites. Memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon Cancer Center. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born June 10, 1942, in Marshall, he was the son of the late William Clemens and Myrl Maupin Clemens, who survives of Marshall. He was a 1960 graduate of Pilot Grove High School. On Sept. 22, 1973, he married Vaneissa Wilkerson, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and retired from Cargill Meat Solutions. He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from 1961 to 1965 and was a member of Malta Bend American Legion Post 558. He was also a member of Federated Church of Blackwater.
Additional survivors include three sons, James William Clemens and his wife, Jill, Joseph Robert Clemens and his wife, Kamie, and Anthony Jennings Clemens, all of St. Louis; one daughter, Kristen Lee Lowery and her husband, David, of Magnolia, Texas; six grandchildren; one brother, Robert J. "Bob" Clemens and his wife, Judy, of Marshall; two nieces; and two great-nieces.
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