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Billie Ray Clem

July 10, 1936 November 8, 2018
Billie Ray Clem
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Obituary for Billie Ray Clem

Billie Ray Clem, 82, of West Frankfort passed away Thursday November 8, 2018 at the Veterans Affairs Center in Marion, Illinois at 12:30 pm.

Billie was born July 10, 1936 in West Frankfort, IL to Carroll and Evelyn (Willis) Clem. He loved his family and attended the First Baptist Church in Thompsonville. He was a farmer and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and storytelling. He owned Clem’s Hardware for many years and was a coal miner.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Paula, Son Duane, Sister Joyce Brummett, mother-in-law, Aleta Kelley, and brother-in-law, John Archione.

Billie is survived by his wife Diana of West Frankfort; Sons Scott Clem and Roger (Lisa) Clem of West Frankfort; Daughter Tracy Clem of Marion; Brother Neal(Sharon) Clem of West Frankfort; Sisters, Shirley Stringer of Marion, Sharon Mabry of Jackson, MS, Susan (Joe) Guerra of Baldwin, MO; Five Grandchildren Bailey, Damien, Lauren, Kenzi, and Axl; sister-in-law, Linda Archione; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Funeral Home-West Frankfort, Illinois with Clergyman Neal Clem officiating. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery on the Orient Road. Visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00pm on Tuesday November 13, 2018 at the funeral home prior to the service. Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 1961 of Orient, Zeigler Post 177, and Marion Honor Guard.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

13

Nov

12:00 PM 11/13/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/13/2018 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

13

Nov

2:00 PM 11/13/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 11/13/2018 3:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Denning Cemetery Final Resting Place

Orient Road
West Frankfort, Illinois 62896

Orient Road West Frankfort 62896 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

320 East Walnut, Ste A
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Parkinson's Foundation

200 SE 1 st Street
Suite 800
Miami, Florida 33131
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