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Monday, November 7th, 2016
Clarence Pinson Sr.
Clarence Calvin Pinson, Sr., age 88, of Fremont, Indiana, and formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016, at Premier Healthcare Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He was born in Ravencliff, West Virginia, the son of Wade and Sarah (Guno) Pinson, they preceded him in death.
He was a United States Army veteran and served during WWII.
He married Billie (Lafferty) and they had 61 wonderful years together, she preceded him in death in 2011.
He was a brick mason all his life. He enjoyed camping, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Survivors include his five children, Brenda King of Fremont, Indiana, Clarence Pinson, Jr., of Las Vegas, Nevada, Forrest Edward (Bev) Pinson of Celina, Ohio, Carol Detraglia of Daytona Beach, Florida, and Angel (Mike) Lowther of Sun Valley, Nevada, 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by 4 sisters and 3 brothers.
Following his wishes, cremation will take place. Services will be announced at a later time.
Memorials are to the Van Wert Area Hospice, 1155 Westwood Drive, VanWert, Ohio 45891.
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Arrangements are under the direction of Beams Funeral Home of Fremont, IN.
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