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Richard (Dick) Clinton

Richard (Dick) Clinton

Richard (Dick) Clinton , of Hendersonville, born 12/17/30 in Jamesburg, NJ died on September 1st at the Elizabeth House.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Polly, daughter Betsy
(Tom) Tyo of Naperville, IL, son Jon Clinton of Candler, NC,
granddaughter Julie Jastremski of St. Louis, MO, grandsons Jeremy and
Sean Clinton of Houston, Texas, and sister-in-law Dotti Sayre of West
Grove , PA and other extended family. Dick was a loving husband, father ,
grandfather and friend to many.

Dick was a graduate of Rider College. Dick & Polly were married
on June 21, 1952 in Princeton and moved to Poughkeepsie, NY, after Dick
served in the Army at Ft. Dix, NJ from 1954-1956. – The family has also
lived Naperville, IL, Houston, TX He worked as a director for Human
Resources for IBM, Chemetron and Tenneco.

Dick & Polly retired to Hendersonville , NC in 1997. Dick has
been an active member of First Congregational Church in Hendersonville
since moving here spending hours tuning the antique pipe organ and
working on the sound system, one of his favorite hobbies. He also
enjoyed fishing, music and was a true Mr. Fix-IT around the house.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 on Friday, September 4 at
the First Congregational UCC, 5th Avenue, Hendersonville , NC. Burial
will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for donations in Dick’s
memory to Four Seasons Hospice Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat
Rock, NC 28731.

Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.