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 Joseph Waddell Clokey

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Joseph Waddell Clokey

  • Birth 28 Aug 1890 New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 14 Sep 1960 Covina, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 37895893

Noted composer, organist and professor of music. Only son of Rev. Joseph Waddell Clokey and his second wife, Florence Day Clokey. Graduate of Miami University where he was a music professor and later Dean of the School of Fine Arts. Also taught at Pomona College in California. Adoptive father of Art Clokey, creator of clay animation characters Gumby, Pokey and Davey and Goliath.


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Gravesite Details No individual marker--Ashes buried here in the family plot, 1960

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  • Maintained by: CharlieBall
  • Originally Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
  • Added: 4 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37895893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Waddell Clokey (28 Aug 1890–14 Sep 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37895893, citing Ferncliff Cemetery, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by CharlieBall (contributor 46996409) .