Verlin Ray Clarkson, 82, of Bostic, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
Verlin was a native of Baltimore County, MD. He was a member of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church. Verlin was a Commercial Construction Superintendent. He enjoyed woodworking, watching wildlife, and was a great deer hunter.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Martha Penley Clarkson; daughters, Lyn Clarkson and husband Carroll Osteen, Kim Coggins and husband Gary, Amy Davis and husband Bill, and Kristen Clarkson Coates and husband Scott; twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; brother, Nowell Clarkson and wife Norma; sister, Jill Bange and husband Kent.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray Clarkson and a sister, Beverly Joyce Clarkson.
Funeral services were held at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, Bostic. A graveside service was held in the Blue Ridge Garden of Memories, Pisgah Forest.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Asheville, NC 28801.
Crowe's Mortuary and Crematory is serving the family.