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Denzil Ray Clagg

October 25, 1945 — December 18, 2023

Wilson

Denzil Ray Clagg

Born October 25, 1945, in Milton, West Virginia passed away peacefully on December 18, 2023, in his home in Wilson. 

 

Denzil worked at Blenko Glass in Milton, West Virginia prior to Kerr Glass in Huntington, West Virginia.  He then relocated to Wilson and worked at Kerr Glass until his retirement from Verallia.

 

There was nothing in this world, besides his grandchildren, that Denzil loved more than his classic cars.  Denzil loved restoring and showing the cars he collected.  He won many first-place awards in different cities with his 1965 Chevy Impala SS and his 1970 Chevy CST 10 truck.

 

Denzil is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Karen Griffith Clagg and sons, Jeffrey (Shana) of Oxford, and Christopher (Kristi) of Bailey.  Along with his wife and children, his prized possession grandchildren, Ashley Clagg Boyd (Zac) of Oxford, Joshua Clagg of Sunset Beach, Mallory Clagg of Bailey, and Samantha Clagg of Bailey.  He is also survived by his brother, Dana (Christy) of Lesage, West Virginia, and his sisters, Kay Ward (Dave) of Sanford, Melba Clary of Glenwood, West Virginia, and Melissa Shull (Roy) of Glenwood, West Virginia.

 

Denzil was the son of the late Ken and Dorothy Reynolds Clagg.  He is preceded in death by his brothers, Darren and Dennis, and brother-in-law, Eddie Clary.

 

The family will receive friends Saturday, December 30, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. with the a Memorial service following at 11 a.m. at West Wilson Church of God, 3322 NC Hwy 42, Wilson.

 

In lieu of flowers please consider memorials to West Wilson Church of God, 3322 NC Hwy 41, Wilson, North Carolina 27893.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

 

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Visitation

Saturday, December 30, 2023

10:30 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

West Wilson Church of God

3322 NC Hwy 42, Wilson, NC

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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 30, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

West Wilson Church of God

3322 NC Hwy 42, Wilson, NC

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