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Hubert D. Clemmons

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Hubert D. Clemmons, age 93 of Lebanon passed away Feb. 10, 2017, at Tennova Healthcare.

Graveside service for Mr. Clemmons will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Rev. Mike Potts officiating.

Visitation was 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Bryant Chapel at Lebanon First United Methodist Church.

Born Feb. 24, 1923, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late Hubert Dennis Clemmons Sr. and Eloise Parrish Clemmons. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. After graduating from Lebanon High School, he attended Castle Heights Military Academy for one year. He then enlisted in the United States Army Air Corp serving during World War II. He was a co-pilot of a B-24 in the 98th Bomber Group which flew sixteen missions in the European Theatre. After leaving the service, he attended Tennessee Tech and Georgia Tech. He then returned to Lebanon to work in the family business, Eskew's Grocery. He then purchased the Western Auto Store and operated it from 1965-1985.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemarie Phelan Clemmons on March 26, 1997.

He is survived by his wife, Maud Butler Clemmons; three children, Hubert D. "Rusty" (Linda) Clemmons III, Carol Clemmons (Chip) Eggert, and Thomas P. Clemmons; three grandchildren, Philip Bradley (Laura) Clemmons, Elizabeth Eggert-Atzberger (John), and Claire Harper Eggert; two great granddaughters, Aeyla Eggert and Anna Rose Clemmons; sister, Martha Peery; two brothers-in-law, William H. (Margaret) Phelan and C. H. O'Brien; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers: Don Phelan, Scott Woods, Dr. Troy Long, Jerry Taylor, Jim Major, and B. J. Reich.

Memorials may be made to Cumberland University Baseball Program or to the First United Methodist Church, Lebanon, TN.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon, (615) 444-2142, www.ligonbobo.com.

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