Victor was the son of Jacob Velarious Clarkson and his wife Tillie Hamilton.
He married Mabel Marie Bolyard, the daughter of Roy Bolyard and his wife Dora Campbell.
Victor Clarkson, 90, of Thornton, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at home.
He was born March 26, 1909, in Thornton, son of the late Jacob Velarious and Tillie Hamilton Clarkson. He owned and operated his own farm and was a member of Evansville United Methodist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Robert F. Clarkson and Bruce Clarkson, both of Thornton; three daughters, Pauline Ridenour, of Bridgeport, Delphine Moore, Virginia Riffle, of Sisterville, and Elaine Van Kerkhove, of Dallas, Texas; 25 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Marie Bolyard Clarkson; a son, Victor Clarkson Jr.; two daughters, Delphine Moore and Norma Campbell; two grandchildren, Michelle Ridenour and Eric Riffle; a brother, Ferman Clarkson; and a sister, Olive Williamson.