Clarence Seagle, age 91, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC. A naitve of McDowell, Clarence was born to the late Marion Seagle and Elsie Fowler Seagle on July 24, 1929. Clarence served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He worked for Clinchfield Mill and retired from Cross Cotton Mill. After retiring Clarence could not stay idle, He taught carpentry at McDowell Technical Community College and built furniture. He loved the Lord and had a servant's heart. A member of Cross Memorial Baptist Church, Clarence served in the church’s wood ministry for decades. Clarence was a devoted husband for 71 years and it was his prayer that he would be able to care for his wife Mildred.
Surviving Clarence are his wife, Mildred Davis Seagle; a daughter, Lisa Seagle Biggs and husband W.H. III “Bill” of Marion; two grandchildren, Sarah Ann Vess and husband Kirk and Harland Biggs and wife Sarah, and six great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held in the Cross Mill Cemetery at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 15, 2020 with Revs. Ryan Bennett and Doug Prevette officiating. Military honor will be provided by the United States Army. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cross Memorial Baptist Church at P.O. Box 1127, Marion, NC, 28752
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