|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 6, 2009|
MT. WOLF, Pa. — Lewis B. Clarkson, 88, formerly of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, at York Hospital in York, Pa.
He was the husband of Lucy J. (Martin) Clarkson. The couple celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31.
Services were held in York. Entombment will take place privately at Oakwood Memorial Park in Ottawa. Local arrangements are being handled by Gladfelter Funeral Home.
Mr. Clarkson was born in Botetourt County, Va., June 30, 1921, a son of the late Elmer and Ethel (Lavender) Clarkson. He worked for Snap-On Tools in Illinois. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Dover, Pa., and served in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.
Along with his wife, Mr. Clarkson leaves two sons, Louis Clarkson of Streator and Bill Clarkson of Huntington, Ala; three daughters, Sandra Clarkson of Mt. Wolf, Connie Stithe of Lake Head. Fla., and Sharon Westman of Hot Springs, Ark; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Malcolm Clarkson of Oregon, Ed Clarkson of Louisiana and Bill Clarkson of North Carolina.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Church, 4190 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17404. Condolences can be made at BestLifeTributes.com or www.gladfelterfuneralhome.com.
Gladfelter Funeral Home
1601 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350
Lucy J. Martin Clarkson (1924 - 2012)*
Oakwood Memorial Park
Created by: Timothy M. Coplin
Record added: Sep 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42178866
Added: Jan. 9, 2010