HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. - William Harrison'Bill' Clements, 72, of Gainesville, FL, passed away Sun., Sept. 29, 2013. He was born Feb. 1, 1941, in Evansville, IN to the late Harrison and Katherine Branson Clements. He grew up in Madisonville, KY., and was a graduate of the 1959 Madisonville High School and Western Kentucky Univ. with a degree in business and economics. Bill partnered with Gruver and Assoc. for several years then worked for Waste Management, where he retired in 2011. He was founding president of the Gator Chapter of the Kentucky Colonels.

Bill and his wife of 50 years, Renae Gray Clements of Madisonville have three daughters Catherine (Timothy) Beeny of Henderson, KY; Kendra (Michael) Pennell of Boca Raton, FL and Mary Kaye (Darcy) Ellis of DeLeon Springs, FL.; a brother John Branson (Shirley) Clements of Madisonville, brother-in law, Don (Elaine) Gray; sister-in-law Rhonda Osborne; brother-in-law David (Suzanne) Gray; 4 grandchildren and nieces and nephew. Bill loved life, family and friends and had a constant four legged companion, Massimo.

Funeral services will be Fri., Oct. 4, 2013, at 4:00 pm in the chapel of Williams-Thomas Funeral Home - West Area, 823 NW 143rd St. Rev. Dan Johnson, Trinity UMC of Gainesville will officiate. The family will receive friends Oct. 3, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Girls Place, 2101 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605 or the Alachua County Humane Society at 4205 NW 6th St, Gainesville, FL 32609.

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5497

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5236

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5054

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4975

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4178

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3943

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13330

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11517

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 5497

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2424

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 2412

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 2065

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 27, 2015 1610

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1459

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1269

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 1256

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 28, 2015 1126

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1078

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News