Pennell T. Clamp, 91, of Salley, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro.
Born and raised in Salley, he was the oldest son of the late Tully Rufus and Eulalie Kennerly Clamp and was married 59 years to the late Helen Carswell Clamp. They had four children: Pennell M. (Patricia) Clamp of Folly Beach, the late Alex T. (Alexia) Clamp of Williston, Jane C. (Joel) Graziano of Isle of Palms and Martha C. (Mack) Witt of Waldport, Ore; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
He was a Marine, was a life time member of Dean Swamp Masonic Lodge #172 and the Salley United Methodist Church.
With a great personality, Mr. Clamp's love and devotion to his family and friends stand out as his greatest personal trait and achievement.
Retired from E.I. DuPont, Savannah River Plant, in 1979 as a weapons instructor, he was an avid hunter, fisherman and shrimper. No one loved outdoor life more than he did.
Graveside funeral services were held 2 p.m., Jan. 13, at Salley Oakview Cemetery with Masonic Rites accorded. The Rev. DeWitt Livingston officiated. Grandsons, Dan Clamp, Craig Clamp, Calvin Clamp, Lee Clamp, Luke Clamp, and Len Clamp served as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Salley United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 446, Salley, S.C. 29137 or Dean Swamp Masonic Lodge, 190 Railroad Ave., Salley, S.C. 29137.
Folk Funeral Home Inc. and Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
The People-Sentinel 01/16/13
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