Bill Clemens Obituary, Death – William C. Clemens, who had reached the age of 80 when he died away on December 9, 2015 at McElveen Manor, was a resident of the facility. He was Yoneko Y. Clemens’ husband, and he was married to Yoneko Y. Clemens. Both of his parents had passed away before he was born; Ernest Clemens and Eleanor Pettygrew Clemens were his parents. He was named after his father. Both of his grandfathers and grandmothers passed away before he was born. His birthplace was the city of Minneapolis, which is located in the state of Minnesota.
After having a remarkable career in the United States Air Force and having served his country throughout the Korean War, Mr. Clemens retired from the military with the rank of Technical Sergeant after having completed his tenure. He had a profound respect for nature and was a passionate angler and outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. His areas of expertise included the pursuit of doves, ducks, and deer in the field as well as stripers through fishing. In addition to that, he was an exceptional fisherman.
Surviving are his wife of Sumter; one son, Richard Clemens (Lenora) of Manning; two daughters, Mary Byrley (Frankie) of Myrtle Beach and Doris Bledsoe (David) of Sumter; one granddaughter, Lisa Ivey; one grandson, David Allen Bledsoe; two great-grandchildren, Kiara and Kyran Ivey-Phillips; one brother, Ernie; two sisters, Sally and Erna Jeanne. On Friday at two o’clock in the afternoon, the funeral services are going to take place at The Church of the Holy Cross in Stateburg. The Reverend Michael Ridgill is going to preside over the proceedings as the minister in charge of the occasion.