Charles B. Clements, age 98, passed peacefully Friday, March, 20, 2020 at Harbor Chase
Assisted Living in The Villages, Florida.
He was born on May 6, 1921 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents Burly and Amy Clements; sisters Gwendolyn Gilbert and Ester Conatser, brother Jim Clements; daughter Cheryl Church; grandson Dylan Church; and longtime companion Joanne Hogg.
Survivors are his sons Mike (Cheryl) Clements, Terre Haute, and Ron (Vickie) Clements, Clinton, Indiana; daughter Jan (Joe) Bryant of Summerfield, Florida; and also 5 grandchildren, Matt and Rachel Clements, Mason and Jameson Church, and Cory Clements; and 5 great-grandchildren.
He retired after 45 years from IMC Terre Haute. He was a WWII veteran and served as a master sergeant in the China Burma India Theatre.
He was a member of the VFW Post 972, American Legion Post 104, and past commander of the Vigo County Veterans Council. He organized the local Basha Of the CBI Veterans Organization and was past state commander. He was past president of the eastern Illinois and western Indiana Muscular Dystrophy Association.
There will be no visitation. Cremation services will be provided by Baldwin Funeral Home of The Villages, Florida.
At a later date burial will be at Grandview Cemetery Terre Haute, Indiana, with graveside services provided by VFW Post 972. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
The family wishes to give special thanks to Harbor Chase Assisted Living, Comfort Keepers, and Cornerstone Hospice for the loving care and companionship they provided.
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