Donald R. Clemons, age 80, of Maple View, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away Wednesday at his home. Donald was born May 18, 1940, the son of Ernest and Nerine Clemons. Donald was married to Sandra L. Cone on May 28, 1960 and she passed away December 5, 2009. He was employed by New Process Gear for 32 years, retiring in 1996.
Surviving are one son, Donald R. Clemons, Jr., and two daughters, Monica A. Clemons and Penny L. (Randy) Brown. Also surviving are one brother, Dean Clemons and three sisters, Donna Balcom, Lindy (Stan) Perzan and Darlene (Robert) Pickett and five grandchildren, Brianne Vincent, Brooke and Luke Firenze, and Daniella and Desiree Clemons. Donald was predeceased by two brothers, Durell “Corky” and Dwayne Clemons.
Private graveside services will be held in the spring. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Friends of Homeless Animals or St. Jude’s Hospital.