Mr. Clem Willard Harrell
November 13, 1927 - May 4, 2018
Mr. Clem Willard Harrell, age 90, of Appling, Georgia, entered into rest on Friday, May 4th, 2018. Clem was loved by his family and friends and will be missed by many. He served in the United States Army from 1947-1967 as a Dental Lab Technician. Clem was stationed in the Marshal Islands during Operation Ivy, where he witnessed the testing of the first Hydrogen bomb. He was stationed in Europe and throughout the United States before retiring at Ft. McPherson in Atlanta, Georgia. After his military retirement, Clem worked in a private dental lab practice before serving his country again, in the Civil Service for the Army. He retired from the Civil Service at the Army Dental Lab, Ft. Gordon, Georgia.
Upon his retirement, with his wife Rose by his side, Clem enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf with the Retired Military Golf Association, Clembake’s and the Bartram Trail Senior men’s groups. Each spring, Clem worked the par 3 on #4 at the Augusta National. During his later years, Clem faithfully cared for his wife, and spent countless hours with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Clem is preceded in death by his parents, Clem Ratliff and Edith Louise Harrell, and sister, Frances Beach Cochran. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rose Bryan Harrell; sons David and Daniel Harrell; grandchildren, Sean and Jennifer Tooley, Debbie Harrell, Danny and Chante Harrell, and Josh and Krystie Hemby; 8 great-grandchildren, Caelin, Kaylee, Lillian, Conner, Luke, Caroline, Nathaniel, and Braydon.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Chapel, 2617 Vinson Hwy. Milledgeville, Ga. 31061.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.arlingtonfuneral.com Arlington Burial and Cremation, 1220 George C. Wilson Drive, Suite C, Augusta, GA 30909. 762-994-0311
My condolences and prayers to the family...sorry for your lossMisty Roberts - May 7 at 10:53 PM
The death of a loved one is the most devastating experience a family can face. At times, the loss can be unbearable. For those of us who are left to mourn, we have the hope and the promise held out to us in God’s word that we will see our loved ones again. John 6:40Brenda - May 7 at 7:37 AM
So sorry to learn of Clem's passing. I became acquainted with Clem by being paired together in golf tournaments. He was a nice man. I will miss seeing him at the course. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. God bless.Allen Blackstone - May 6 at 6:39 PM
My condolences and prayers to the family...sorry for your lossMisty Roberts - May 6 at 12:21 PM
The most wonderful and caring cousin a person could have and he was more like my brother my whole life I will miss him terribly. My prayers are with his sons and their children. He was so proud of them and loved them dearly as he was loved. I will just say see you later Wilard. Wait for me by the gate. I love youTerry and Patricia owens - May 5 at 4:41 PM