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Philip E. Clem

September 26, 1935 October 15, 2018
Philip E. Clem
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Obituary for Philip E. Clem

Philip E. “Phil” Clem, 83, of DeGraff, OH formerly of Lakeview, OH passed away Monday afternoon, October 15, 2018 at Logan Acres Care Center, Bellefontaine, OH.

Phil was born on September 26, 1935 in St. Paris, OH, a son of the late Alonzo and Harriet Runkle Clem. He was preceded in death by a grandson, David Adkins, and a great grandson, Jason Adkins.

He married Mary Nelson Reece in St. Paris on August 20, 1959 and she survives along with six children, David (Cheryl) Clem of Port Jefferson, OH, Lewis Donald (Rhonda) Reece of Bryan, OH, Cathy Adkins and Diana Blair, both of Lakeview, Rita (Mark) Beckwith of Memphis, TN and Carol (Brian) Waugh of Piqua, OH, 16 grandchildren, Greg, Erica, Matthew, Andrew, Mindy, Jennifer, April, Carl, Mary Beth, Jacqueline, Codi, Brittany, Elizabeth, Jessica, and Sierra, Brianna, 35 great grandchildren, a brother, Arthur (Vivian) Clem of Chillicothe, OH, a niece, Tammy Rogers and a nephew, Mark Clem.

Phil was a 1953 graduate of Johnson St. Paris High School. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran serving during Korea. Phil served with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary from 1996-2012 and was a Past Commander for the US Coast Guard Flotilla O8E0608 on Indian Lake. He retired from the General Telephone Co. Phil was an active volunteer for many organizations including Logan County EMA, and Ohio Division of Watercraft at Indian Lake. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, singing and caring for his pets. Phil would help any one in need and always looked to be of service to others.

Memorial services will begin at 4:00 pm, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St, Lakeview with visitation two hours prior.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in his name to US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla O8E0608.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

20

Oct

2:00 PM 10/20/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/20/2018 4:00:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel

205 South Main Street
PO Box 477
Lakeview, OH 43331

Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel
205 South Main Street Lakeview 43331 OH
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

20

Oct

4:00 PM 10/20/2018 4:00:00 PM
Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel

205 South Main Street
PO Box 477
Lakeview, OH 43331

Shoffstall Funeral Home - South Chapel
205 South Main Street Lakeview 43331 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

US Coast Guard Auxiliary O8E0608

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