David Lee Clinton
A chapel service for David Lee Clinton, 63, lifetime Clinton resident, is scheduled for 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel of the Kiesau Lee Funeral Home, in Clinton, officiated by Rev. Roy Dobbs.
Clinton died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in the Veterans Hospital at Oklahoma City. He was born Nov. 23, 1950 in Clinton, the son of Bobby Lee Clinton and Mable Ruth (Culver) Clinton.
He was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 1970. He soon joined the United State Marines and served a tour in Vietnam and as well as other overseas assignments.
Clinton was honorably discharged in 1979. He returned to Clinton, where he served in the National Guard Reserves. He worked with his father doing carpentry and home construction.
He continued his education at Southwestern Oklahoma University in Weatherford, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He moved to Marlow and was employed with Halliburton. However, he moved back to Clinton and worked with his father in construction. He was forced to medically retire in 2004.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry, of the home; two daughters, Lauren Smith, of Clinton, and Melanie Smith, of Healdton; and a son, Joshua Lamb and his wife, Hope, of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Linda Calder, of Elk City; two brothers, Bobby Lee Clinton Jr., of Clinton, and Craig Gergen, of Abilene, Texas; nine grandchildren, Serenity, Riley, Brooklynn, Chase, Dalton, Sasha, Tiffanie, Serenity and Dyvine.
Burial will follow in the Parkersburg Cemetery, southwest of Clinton.