Clarence Arvil Edmonds, 95 of Danville, VA went to be with the Lord Friday June 23, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Townes Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Reidlawn Cemetery Reidsville, NC with military rites.
A native of Oliver Springs, TN, he was the son of the late Roy and Martha Lethgo Edmonds and had lived in Danville, Va. since 1972. He was the retired Director of the Pittsylvania County Service Authority and was a retired Lt. Colonel in the US Air Force having served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Danville, the Danville Lions Club and the A.O.P.A.. Clarence had taught aviation at Averett University and attended University of Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his wife: Doris Rothrock Edmonds, and a sister: Anne Hagood Brock.
Survivors include: his son Wayne A. Edmonds and wife Donna of Anchorage, AK, daughters: Jane E. Edmonds of the home, and Beverly E. Garside and husband Keith of Odenton, MD, sister: Lorene Edmonds Cooper of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, grandchildren: Steven Edmonds, Matthew Edmonds, Roman Edmonds, Hannah Edmonds, Anthony Edmonds, Julie Edmonds, and Mason Edmonds, great grandchild: Jasmine.
The family will see friends 10:00 till 11:00 AM June 28, 2017 before the service at Townes Funeral Home Danville, VA.
Citty Funeral Home in Reidsville, NC is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be sent to: The Danville Lifesaving and First Aid Crew, Inc. 202 Christopher Lane Danville, VA 24541
Online condolences may be sent to: www.cittyfh.com
Wednesday December 31st, 1969
1530 Barnes St.
Reidsville, NC 27320
Townes Funeral Home Chapel
Wednesday June 28th, 2017
215 W. Main St.
Danville, VA 24541
Special Instructions: The family will see friends at Townes Funeral Home 10:00 till 11:00 AM June 28, 2017 before the service.Text me the address
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Sure was sad to hear Uncle Clarence passed away. I enjoyed the times when we all got together at grandmas place I Tennessee or at your place in Virginia and the times I sat with him and just talked, he was a great man and uncle and will be missed by us all. God Bless at this difficult time.
Submitted by Jeff Cooper on Jul 10 2017 06:57:41 PM
Carlton and I extend our sympathy to you and your family.
Karen and Carlton Henderson
Submitted by Karen Henderson on Jun 28 2017 07:47:30 PM
I WAS FORTUNATE TO HAVE CLARENCE AS MY ROOM MATE FOR 37 DAYS IN MARCH AT REHAB. HE WAS COLORFUL, AND KIND. WE WON'T FORGET HIM.
JOSEPH L. FOX
Submitted by JOSEPH L. FOX on Jun 28 2017 03:59:54 AM
I am so sorry to learn of your loss. May your many shared memories of your loved one bring your family comfort. The scriptures remind us that Almighty God is close to those who grieve; "...He saves those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18) My sincerest condolences to all of you.
Submitted by Dana H. on Jun 27 2017 12:09:35 PM
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