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Wilton Harrell Clary

SoVaNow.com / February 06, 2013
Wilton Harrell Clary, age 84 of Brodnax, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Edith C. Clary of the home, one son, Danny H. Clary (Tamara); two grandchildren Reid Daniel Clary and Samantha Clary Moody (Anthony). Also surviving are two great grandchildren, Wilton Doyle Moody and Harper Abigayle Moody.

Mr. Clary had a love of aviation, receiving his pilot's license before his driver's license. He was a veteran serving in the Navy Air Corp, a retired tobacconist with Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company and also retired store manager with the Virginia Department of Corrections. Mr. Clary was an accomplished clockmaker, guitar maker, fine woodworker and finish carpenter. He loved to play the guitar and banjo, and loved his pets and was often found feeding the backyard squirrels from his hand. He was also a member of Brodnax Methodist Church.

A celebration of life service was conducted Friday, Feb. 1 at Farrar Funeral Chapel with interment in Canaan Cemetery.

The family will received friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home and at other times at the home.

Memorial considerations may be directed to CMT Foundation, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, 116 Market Street Ste 4, Johnstown, PA 15901 or the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be emailed to http://www.farrarfuneralhome.net.

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