Marv Leroy Clements Sr. passed away at Capitol Medical in Olympia, Washington on Feb. 9, 2021, after a short bout with pneumonia and an extended battle with Parkinson’s. He was born in Raymond, Washington on June 10, 1938 to Woody and Edith (Colson) Clements and was the eldest of three.
Marv graduated from South Bend High School in 1956 and attended Edison Tech College in Seattle. He was enormously proud to be a part of the 1956 basketball team that took South Bend to the State Championships and taking fifth place. The team was inducted into the South Bend Wall of Fame in 2017.
As a lineman, Marv worked for the Pacific County PUD in Raymond, City Light in Seattle and the Grays Harbor PUD in Aberdeen until his retirement. He enjoyed life, especially hunting and fishing with is dad, sons, friends and cousins in Menlo.
He leaves behind his true love, Millie (Watkinds) Clements whom he married on Nov. 23, 1968 and again on May 15, 2004; his children: Karen L. Clements, Marvin “Moose,” Steven A. Clements and Sonja (Jeff) Ping; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren as well as his loving sister, Carol (Clements) Newbom and two awesome nephews, Kevin and Todd Dixon.
Marv was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Gayla (Clements) Dixon.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Raymond Fire Department Ambulance, Willapa Harbor Helping Hands or your favorite charity.
Graveside service will be held on Friday, Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. Arrangements are in care of Stoller’s Mortuary in Raymond, Washington. You may visit www.StollersMortuary.com to leave condolences for the family.