Charles Clarkson

Published 3:29 pm Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Charles Clarkson


Charles Clarkson, 85, of Danville, passed away July 21, 2018 at Thomson Hood Veterans Center. He was born December 13, 1932 in Boyle County to the late George and Pauline Taylor Clarkson. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Clarkson. He was an Army veteran and worked for Norfolk Southern for over 30 years.

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Surviving is a son, Garnett Clarkson (Lisa) of Danville; a daughter, Robin Clarkson of Salt Lick, Ky; grandchildren: Brian Clarkson (Melissa) of Danville and Eric Clarkson (Ashley) of Danville; great-grandchildren: Ryan Clarkson, Charles Clarkson, and Camilla Clarkson; and great-grandchild: Kian Clarkson. He was preceded in death by eight brothers, J.T., George, Lee, Jimmy, Harvey, Billy, Henry, and Stuart Clarkson; and four sisters, Florence Clarkson, Betty Elizabeth Routt, Laura Clarkson, and Margaret Clarkson.

Funeral services 1 p.m. Wednesday at Preston Pruitt Spurlin Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Ellis officiating. Burial in Bellevue Cemetery. Visitation 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers are Garnett Clarkson, Brian Clarkson, Eric Clarkson, Henry Clarkson, Phillip Clarkson, and Steve Clarkson.