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Clifton Lemons

May 11, 1931 — July 20, 2019

Clifton Lemons


Clifton Dale Lemons, 88, of Kerrville, Texas passed from this life on July 20, 2019 at a local care facility.

Dale was born May 11, 1931 in Newport, Texas. He served his country as a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps, First Battalion, 11th Marines King Battery, during the Korean War. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas, and his PhD from Texas A&M. Dale was a professor of Industrial Arts teaching at many colleges and universities over the years, including: Navarro Jr. College in Corsicana; Murray State in Murray KY; University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY; Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN; and Pittsburg State in Pittsburg, KS. Upon retirement, Dale moved to Kerrville to play tennis, create beautiful wood turnings, and travel the country with the love of his life.
Dale was a member of the American Industrial Arts Association; Texas Turners; and Monaco America. He competed twice at Senior Olympics in Tennis. Dale was also well known for his photography taken on his travels throughout the US and Canada.

Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Jon and Eura (Williams) Lemons; and brother, John Lemons.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Ann (Lofton) Lemons; son, Alan (Kerri) Lemons; daughter, Karen Lemons Siegfried; son, Jim Lemons; sister, Shirley Hedstrom; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Kerrville Funeral Home.

Interment will follow at 2:30 PM at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home. (830) 895-5111

Service Schedule

Funeral Service
Kerrville Funeral Home
1221 Junction Hwy.
Kerrville, TX  78028
Thursday, August 1, 2019
10 AM
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Service Schedule

Graveside Service
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, TX  78209
Thursday, August 1, 2019
2:30 PM
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