Russell Elbert Clontz

Monday, April 13, 1942 - Saturday, May 16, 2020

In Loving Memory

Photo of Russell Elbert Clontz  - 1942-2020

Canton- On Saturday, May 16, 2020, Russell Elbert Clontz, age 78, left his worldly home to enter into eternal glory on God’s mountain top on high.

Russell was a lifelong resident of Canton, North Carolina, and was preceded in death by his parents, William Haskue  “Hack” Clontz and Ada Mae “Ma” Fish Clontz.  In addition to his parents,  he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Roy “Tooter”,  Ellis “Ricey”,  Elmer “Bud” and Albert Clontz;  brothers-in-law, Bob Henson, Donald Underwood, and Lewis Worley; sisters-in-law, Ruth Farmer Clontz, Margaret Farmer Clontz, and Belinda Waldrup Clontz; nieces, Lou Anna “Annie” Underwood, Darlene Knight, and Judith Clontz Carver.

Left to cherish his memory are his three sons, Phillip Clontz (Vicky)of Clyde, Jeffrey Clontz of Canton and Michael Clontz of Clyde; four granddaughters and one grandson; nine great-grandchildren;  his sisters, Agnes Henson, Dorothy Worley, and Evelyn Underwood; also numerous nieces and nephews.

A private family interment and memorial service for Mr. Clontz will be planned for a later date.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Clontz family.

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Condolences from family and friends

Sending prayers and my condolences.
Alan Stinnett
I'm so sorry for your lose if there is anything you need let us know love you all.
Bobby Fletcher
So sorry for your loss, prayers to the family
June Goostree
We are so sorry to hear of Russell’s passing. We are praying for his boys. May he Rest In Peace in Heaven.
Judy and Liz Case
Im so sorry to hear this. Im praying for all you boys. I know this is a hard time but just know he's not suffering anymore. If there's anything i can do for any of you please let me know. I love you all and im sending prayers up for the Lord to comfort you all in your time of need.
Kathy Jenkins
We are so sorry for your loss.Russell was such sweet and loving man. You are in our prayers.God bless you all.
Mary Lou Case Milner & Cathey Ingle
We are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping your family and prayers.
April Gillett and Carolyn Gaddy
I am so sorry for the loss of your dear Father. My thoughts and prayers are with you all
Beth Smith
More of an amendment than our haste in trying to get daddys obit we inadvertently left out a niece who preceded him a cousin i grew up very close to Judy Clontz Carver may you rest in peace cuz love ya miss ya
Philip Clontz