Cover photo for Clarence Nelson Wilson's Obituary
Clarence Nelson Wilson Profile Photo

Clarence Nelson Wilson

September 30, 1934 — August 24, 2021

Clarence Nelson Wilson

Clarence Nelson Wilson of Clarksville, VA passed away August 24, 2021. He was born in Richmond, VA on September 30, 1934 and was 86 years of age. He was the son of the late Hugh Clarence Wilson and the late Lelia Powell Wilson. He was married to the late Frances Cole Wilson. He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church and a member of American Legion Post 8. Clarence was a United States Veteran and served during the Korean Conflict where he served at Adj. General Corps at the Pentagon. He was lover of Bluegrass music and an accomplished fiddler and played with many Southside, VA bands. Clarence Nelson Wilson is survived by: Three Sons Dennis Wilson (JoAnn) of Boydton, VA Buddy Wilson (Wanda) of Whitsett, NC Ricky Wilson (Rhonda) of Chase City, VA Five Grandchildren Travis Wilson, Brandon Owen, Kendra Wilson, Dillon Wilson and Heather Wilson Seven Great-Grandchildren Four Step-Children Thomas Snead, Jr. (Vickie), Timothy Snead (Adrienne), John Snead (Missy) and Dana Snead Six Step-Grandchildren A graveside service with Military Rites will be held Friday, August 27, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Kerry Halbert officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home. For memorials, please consider American Legion Post 8, 1710 Jeffress Blvd., South Boston, VA 24592. Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com. Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Clarence Nelson Wilson, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, August 26, 2021

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Friday, August 27, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree