Herbert R. “Herb” Clonch, 59, of Gallipolis, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center Emergency Room.
He was born September 18, 1952, in Gallipolis, Ohio, son of the late William R. and Dorothy Ellen Younger Clonch. Herb was a Vietnam Army Veteran and a truck driver. He enjoyed golfing and playing cards.
Surviving are his significant other, Toni Smith of Gallipolis; four daughters, Mari Bowens of Gallipolis, Angela (Harvey) Willoughby and Jennifer Henry, both of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, Tiffany Oesterreicher of Gallipolis; one son, Herbert R. (Nicole) Clonch, Jr., of Vinton; twelve grandchildren; six sisters, Alta Hill Riedel of Gallipolis, Maryann (Myron) Nibert of Waterford, Iva Myers of Bidwell, Nancy Caldwell of Crown City, Dorothy Wills of Gallipolis, Virginia Kasee of Marietta; and one brother, Richard (Marion) Clonch of Gallipolis.
Herb was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Opal Martin; and two brothers, William Bush and Charles Junior Bush.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Parsons officiating. Burial will follow in Centenary Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12-1 p.m. prior to the service.
There will be military services at the graveside by volunteers of area veteran’s lodges.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Herb’s memory to Willis Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses.
Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send e-mail condolences.