Carroll Ray Clawson

Published 4:45 pm Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Carroll Ray Clawson, 74, of Elk Park, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at his home following an extended illness. He was born on March 18, 1944, to the late Robert and Ethel Lambert Clawson.
Carroll was a member of Piney Grove Church of Christ. He was a retired carpenter.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Guy Clawson, of the home; three sons, Lincoln Clawson, Steve Clawson and his wife, Cathy, and Byron Clawson and his wife, Jessica; seven granddaughters, Arizona Clawson, Emily Clawson, Liberty Clawson, Nikita Clawson, Taylor Clawson, Gracie Reece and Sierra Gobble; a great-grandson, Trenton Nelson; four brothers, Robert Clawson of Granite Falls, N.C., Fred Clawson of Lenoir, N.C., L.D. Clawson and his wife, Loretta of Boone N.C., and Raymond Clawson and his wife, Bernadette of Claremont, N.C.; and three sisters, Mae Clawson of Middlebrook, Mo., Madge Clawson Rhodes of Norfolk, Va., and Sue Clawson Fletcher and her husband, Carroll of Butler, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James Clawson and Dennis Clawson; a sister, Donnis Clawson James; brothers-in-law, Sam Clevenger and Karlos Rhodes; and four sisters-in-law, Loy Clawson, Barbara Ann Clawson, Barbara Clawson and Sue Clawson.
A service to honor the life of Mr. Clawson will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Piney Grove Church of Christ with Mr. Dean Estep, minister, and Mr. Lloyd Cable officiating. Music will be under the direction of Reba and Keith Church, along with the Piney Grove Church Choir. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Flat Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be Gary Guy, Lloyd Cable, Ralph Lentz, Stewart Lentz, David Clawson and Tony Guy. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mr. Clawson and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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