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Willie H. Clemmons

Willie H. Clemmons, 95, of Elyria passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at University Hospital of Cleveland. He was born February 16, 1919 in Sarasota, Florida.

Willie worked for American Ship building as a Supervisor. He was a member of St. Jude Church and AA, for over 60 years. Willie was a United States Army Veteran who served in the European and Pacific Conflicts.

He is survived by his two sons, Wayne (Debbie) and William, both of Elyria; grandchildren, Amanda Clemmons, Wayne (Betsy) Clemmons and their daughter, Brianna; Sherri LaChance and Carrie Charlton; great-grandchild, Connor Drake Murphy; sisters, Ruth and Irene, both of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian (nee Rodriguez) in 2010; and his parents, Homer and Lila (nee Smith).

There will be no services. Burial will be private.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed at

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