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Clarence E. Wilbanks

Obituary for Clarence E. Wilbanks

July 8, 1925 - March 15, 2017
Clemson, South Carolina | Age 91


Clarence E. Wilbanks
Clemson, SC

Clarence E. Wilbanks, 91, widower of Ella Mae Durham Wilbanks died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, SC.

Born in Central, SC, he was a son of the late Jesse M. and Rosa Wilson Wilbanks.

Clarence was a retired employee with 42 years at Cannon Mills in Central. He was a US Navy veteran of WWII and served on the USS Alcyone in the Pacific Theatre. He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and loved gardening and yardwork.

Surviving are his daughter, Ginger (Trent) Allen of Clemson; grandsons, Robert Allen(Kaley Goodwin) of Clemson and Jeremy Allen of Washington, DC; sister, Francis Reid of Seneca.

In addition to his wife and parents, Clarence was predeceased by brothers, J. Martin Wilbanks, Bill Wilbanks, Jack Wilbanks and James Wilbanks; and a sister, Kathryn Reeves.

Funeral Services will be 2 PM, Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church with Rev. Gene Aiken officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Friday at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central, SC.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 186, Central, SC 29630 or to Make-A-Wish SC, McAlister Square, 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive C-17, Greenville, SC 29607.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central.

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108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
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