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Robert

Noel

Clarke Sr.

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June 14, 2015

Robert Noel Clarke Sr., 81 of 5408 Jackson River Rd., died, Sunday June 14, 2015 in Lewis Gale Medical Center. Mr. Clarke was born January 13, 1934 the son of the late John H. Clarke Sr. and Minnie Noel Clarke. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Rena Wilmer and Peggy Crawford; two brothers John J. Clarke Sr. and Gerald Clarke. He served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Clarke worked as a mechanic at Downer Hardware. He was a very devoted and active member of Greenwood Presbyterian Church as well as a friend and supporter of Camp Appalachia. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. Surviving are three daughters Doreen Main and her husband Jeff of Deep Gap, N.C., Elizabeth Nagel of Roanoke, and Shana Wolfe and husband Benjamin of Christiansburg; three sons Robert Clarke Jr. of North Carolina, George Clarke of Hot Springs and Mark Clarke of Christiansburg; 14 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; three sisters Betty Stull, Barbara Flint and husband James, and Joyce Knighton and husband Bill all of Covington; one brother, Tom Clarke and wife Sharon of Richmond; a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins, and a special friend and preacher Ray Riddleberger and wife Kathy. The memorial service will be Friday June 19 at 6:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Riddleberger officiating. The family will receive their friends immediately following the service. Service Friday, June 19, 2015 06:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Friday, June 19, 2015 Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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