Kirby Lee Clodfelter
July 17, 1939 – May 4, 2019
Kirby Lee “Pawpa” Clodfelter, 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Bryan following a short illness with lung cancer. A Life Tribute Memorial Service is schedule for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, at First Baptist Church, 3001 Cambridge Drive, Bryan. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station. His ashes will be scattered at a later date.
Kirby was born in Thomasville, N.C., July 17, 1937, to the late Fred Lee and Ruth Clinard Clodfelter. In 1958, he married Edith “Ann” Williams Clodfelter. Kirby graduated from Fair Grove high School in Davidson County, N.C. and from the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Apprentice School in Newport News, Va. He worked as a manufacturing engineer and retired from Grant Prideco in Navasota, Texas in 2001. Kirby proundly served in the U.S. Army and reserves for six years. He had lived in Bryan, Texas for twenty-five years. Kirby was a proud member of Bryan First Baptist Church, The Encouragers Class and a small Bible Study group. His church friends became family also. Kirby was a quiet and gentle man who always loved God, his family, his country and golf in that order. He was an avid golfer who could tell you every stroke he had taken after a round of golf.
His parents, two brothers, Boyce and Dale Clodfelter, his sister, Peggy Luther, all precede Kirby in death.
Kirby is survived by his wife, Ann; his precious children, daughter, Sonya C. Donahoe and husband David, of Houston; his son, Kevin Scott Clodfelter and wife AnnaMarie, of Winsotn-Salem, N.C.; his four much loved grandchildren, Lauren and Kristin Donahoe, of Houston, Jeremy Broussard of Coos Bay, Oregon and Alexander Clodfelter, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; his three sisters, Patty Grigg and husband B. J., of Valentine, Va, Judy Hightower and husband Jim, of Greensboro, N.C., and Carol Clodfelter of High Point, N.C.; his nuumerous nieces and nephew. Also, Orlando and Elvia Oliva, and their children, Lisette, Matthew, and Joshhie were very special to him.
In lieu of flowers, if you so desire, please contribute to Save Our Streets Ministries,( S.O.S. Ministries), 1700 Groesbeck Street, Bryan, Texas 77803.
Please wear happy colors to his home going; Kirby is rejoicing with our Lord and we must also.
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