Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

July 3, 2013

5:16 P.M. WEDNESDAY OBITUARY UPDATE: Gary L. Clarkson - Tompkinsville

TOMPKINSVILLE — Gary L. Clarkson, 61, of Tompkinsville, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, while in the company of family members, at his home.

 

Gary was born in Monroe County on June 13, 1952, a son of the late Lucille (Burks) and Orville "Bulley" Clarkson. Gary graduated from Monroe County High School in 1970, and on March 24, 1975 he married Rebecca "Becky" Rhoton, who survives him.

Gary was retired from the Kentucky State Highway Department after 28 years and was an active farmer in Mud Lick.

Gary is survived by a daughter, Casey, wife of Patrick Collins, of Tompkinsville; a son, Cary, husband of Lindsey Clarkson, of Tompkinsville; four grandsons, Caden Clarkson, Weston Collins, Lane Collins and Cohen Clarkson.
Gary is also survived by a sister, Rosemary Wooten, of Maryville Tenn.; two brothers, Bobby Clarkson, of Tompkinsville, Harold Clarkson, of Glasgow.

Gary was also preceded in death by one brother, Rondal Clarkson, and two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Clarkson and Gayle Clarkson.


Funeral services will be conducted at Yokley Trible Funeral Home, Tompkinsville, at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5, with Jim Finley Jr. officiating. Visitation is Thursday 2 to 9 p.m. and Friday 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home.

Donations to the Mud Lick Fire Department or Bethlehem Cemetery. 


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