Carl Herbert Clinton
Carl Herbert Clinton of Coldstream, passed away on May 12, 2012 at Noric House, Vernon, with his wife of 71 years by his side. He was 91 years old. Carl was born in Carsonville, New Brunswick on May 9, 1921. He joined the Canadian Army on September 3, 1939, the day England declared war on Germany. Carl spent three and a half years overseas as a military policeman. He married Agnes Neill in September of 1940. After the war, Carl continued in the army until 1966, serving in many provinces.
Carl is survived by his wife, Agnes; his daughters: Carla (Ben) Reavis of San Antonio, Texas, Sheryl (Ken) Plotnikoff, of Trail, BC and daughter-in-law, Margaret of Winnipeg. Also surviving him are seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and one great, great granddaughter, sisters-in-law, Blanche and Ida Neill as well as several nieces and nephews.
Carl was predeceased by his parents, his brother Russell, his son LaVerne and his grandson, Kenny. Hunting, fishing and bridge were some of Carl’s favorite pastimes. In later years, he spent many happy hours with friends and their dogs at the Kal Lake Road dog park.
At Carl’s request there will be no service. Cremation has taken place and interment will follow at Bay View Cemetery, Hatfield Point, New Brunswick at a later date.
Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.