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Cecil Richard Clubb

December 24, 1946 ~ March 17, 2019 (age 72)

Obituary

Cecil Richard Clubb, 72 of Forsyth, Mo., passed away Sunday March 17, 2019 at his home.

He was born December 24, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. to Cecil M. and Mary Salena (Lena) Withers Clubb. On April 7, 1998 he was united in marriage to Eunice Glee Collins.

Richard was drafted into United States Army in 1966. While serving in Vietnam, he was wounded in action and returned home. Richard was the recipient of two Purple Hearts for his injuries during his tour of duty and as one friend stated, a very humble American Hero. After his duty to his country, he obtained his teaching degree from Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tn. He returned to Missouri and started his teaching career having taught at Marquand, Chaffee and finishing his career at Greenville High School. Richard also farmed and raised cattle until he retired from the farm in 2009. He and Glee were camp host at Beaver Creek in Kissee Mills, Mo. for a number of years. Richard always thought of other people before himself.

Survivors include his wife Glee of Forsyth, Mo.: his mother, Mary Lena Clubb Francis of Marble Hill; Brothers, John (Vickie) Clubb of St. Charles, Mo.; Bob (Jean) Clubb of Marble Hill. Father & Mother-in-Law L.T. & Barbara Collins; Brother and sister in-laws, Ann (Tim) Blair of Bradleyville, Mo.; Lana (Mike) Thomas;  Shawna (John) Phillips of Fair Grove; Levi (Hollie) Collins of Springfield, Mo.; Ronda (Rick) Turner of Taneyville, Mo., Chuck (Missy) Gimlin of Ozark, Mo., David (Lesa) Woody of Republic, Mo., Sam Gimlin of Springfield, Mo. and a host of nieces and nephews and his pal Bodie.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Cecil M. Clubb, Step-Father Bob Francis, Mother-in-Law Lorene Collins and Brother-in-law Doug Gimlin.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
March 20, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Whelchel Grace Funeral Home
16560 US Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Whelchel Grace Funeral Home
16560 US Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO 65653

Burial
Wednesday
March 20, 2019

Patterson Cemetery
Highway FF (Patterson Drive)
Taneyville, MO 65759

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