Rites held for Richard Nelson Clem

Published 5:46 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Richard Nelson Clem, 79, of Kenbridge, VA, died Sept. 19, 2016.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Turner Clem; daughter, Sherri Reading (Chris); son, Ricky Clem (Michelle); seven grandchildren; Jason Hylemon, Tori Gerthe (Brian), Katie Sweitzer (JP), Turner, Bryce, Ben and Grace Reading; one sister, Cora Mae Hancock (Jimmy); two brothers, John Clem and Wayne Clem (Betty Jo).

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mattie Clem; and siblings, George Clem, Ann Monroe and Charlotte Mugler.

Nelson loved his family, served in the Army National Guard for 35 years, was an avid hunter and member of Danieltown Hunt Club.

Graveside funeral services were held Thursday Sept. 22, at 11:00 a.m. in the Perseverance Christian Church Cemetery, Dundas, VA. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Kenbridge Emergency Squad. Online condolences may be sent by visiting: www.clarkefh.com.