Clarence L. Sturgill, 76, of Shawneetown, passed away 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
He was born Sept. 9, 1936, in Cave-In-Rock, the son of Carl and Beulah (Oxford) Sturgill.
Sturgill married Neva Joyce Stubbs July 6, 1963, and she preceded him in death March 10, 2009. He was a retired truck driver and was known in the trucking community.
He is survived by his daughter, Kim and Tom Benedict of Shawneetown; three grandchildren, C.J. Sturgill, Cheyenne Prichett and Kelly Parrish; and special friend, Elva Wilson of Shawneetown.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and two great-grandchildren, J.T. Parrish and Destiny Benedict.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Smith officiating. There will be a private burial at Westwood Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VNA Hospice. Internet condolences may be made at the website, www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.