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Clarence A. Driver, Jr.Clarence A. Driver Jr., age 63, of New Paris, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. He was born in Richmond on September 14, 1954 to the late Clarence A. and Marjorie (Monroe) Driver, Sr. He was a U.S. Army Veteran; and was a member of the Twin Creek Chapel Church, West Manchester. He also taught sunday school and was a deacon for many years. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes, Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds fan; and was very patriotic and loved his country. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his infant sister Charlotte Mary Driver. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Carla Driver of New Paris; sons Jeremiah Shane (Angie) Driver of Troy, Isaac Driver of Louisville, KY and Ian (Elizabeth) Driver of Fountain City; grandchildren Uriah Driver, John Driver, one expecting, Mallei Driver, and Aubrei Driver; sisters Connie (Gary) Jipner of Phoenix, AZ and Jolinda (J.W.) Cooper of Dayton; brothers Dane (Ernestine) Driver of Wayne Lakes and Mark (Brenda) Driver of Eldorado; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Pastor Rodney Shelley officiating. Burial will be at Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria, OH. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to Voice of Martyrs, 1815 SE Bison Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74006. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.
Carla so sorry to hear about your husband,our prayers are with you and your family. Aleis Kramer
Aleis Kramer Jan 7 2018 12:00 AM
I Had So Many Great Memories Growing Up With Jr. In Eldorado. Theres Way To Many To List. I Could Make A Book On Them. We Camped Out In His Yard In Eldorado Many Times When We Were Young, Jr. Mark And Me We Was Maybe 12 Years Old. My Favorite Memories Of Jr. We Would Go Watch Drag Races At Tri-State Dragway Every Weekend In Mid 1980s. I Will Miss A Great Friend Forever. Chuck Davis
Chuck Davis Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Clarence Driver, Jr.
Chuck Davis Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM
So very sorry for your loss. You two were always some of my favorite people to see.
Johna Yandl Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM
We love and miss you our brother and so happy that we could share church service with you prior to your trip home. We will see you on beaches of heaven. You will be missed until then. John and Tammy
John and Tammy Bertsch Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss he was a good man
Dallas Bennett Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
Carla, you have our deepest sympathy. He was such a good guy.
Eddie and Candy Killion Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
The Curts Family John & Carol & Angela of Richmond, Indiana thru F B C of N P. Will all was remember JR in shorts in the winter. All was loved to see his smile. When you needed a question answer you could count on him. Was sad to here that him and wife left the church. He will be missed by all. God Bless his family. John Curts
John Curts Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
On behalf of the Commodore Preble Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, I send our condolences on the loss of your family member, Clarence A. Driver,Jr.,a veteran of the U.S.Army. Thank you for his service to our country. Jane Morell Smith
Jane E Smith Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM
I only knew Junior for about four years now and he was a joy to call my brother and friend. Always faithful in Sunday school, bible study, and church. I will miss my brother! May God's peace be with you Carla and boys, and the rest of the family, as Junior is finished with pain and before the throne of God with the great saints of old!
Dick Oldham Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM