Clarence L. Kirkpatrick
1934 — 2012
WAYNESVILLE — Clarence Lee Kirkpatrick, 78, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Maggie Valley Nursing Home & Rehabilitation.
A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late James Robert and Estie Haynes Kirkpatrick. He retired from Champion International with 35 years’ service and was a member of Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church. Clarence enjoyed bait fishing and camping at Little Creek in Madison County.
He is survived by a daughter, Vickie Taylor, and her husband, Ray, of Clyde; a son, Michael Kirkpatrick, of Clyde; two sisters, Peggy Hunter, and her husband, Phil, of White Oak, and Willa Mae Teague, of Fines Creek; two brothers, Wayne Kirkpatrick, and his wife, Dorothy, and Bruce Kirkpatrick, all of Waynesville; three grandchildren, Ashley Kirkpatrick, Jonathan and Autumn Taylor; one great-grandchild, Parker Trantham; several nieces and nephews; and two special little girls, Summer and Hannah.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Fines Creek Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening at Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville.
An online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.