Mr. Edward Lee "Ed" Clary

08/10/1950 - 08/31/2020


Mr. Edward L. “Ed” Clary of South Hill passed away Monday, August 31, 2020. He was the son of the late Grady and Bertha Mae Clary. He was preceded in death by a son, Dane Clary. Ed is survived by his wife of forty-six years, Kim Goodson Clary, his son Mike Clary and wife Jennifer and their son Colton of Dinwiddie, a daughter-in-law Shelley T. Clary and she and Dane’s daughter Kinley of Bedford, VA, his brother Emory R. Clary and wife Donna and sister Kathy Bowen and special friend Wallace Tucker. Kathy’s gift of her kidney to Ed provided him forty-two years of good health that he would not have had without her awesome gift. Also surviving are aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends who loved him as well. Ed’s biggest joy in life was his family, especially being “Granddaddy Ed” to Kinley and Colton. A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will receive friends after the service according to Covid protocol. In lieu of flowers , please consider memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, 1622 E. Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23228 in Ed’s memory. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the staff in ER of VCU/CMH and for the excellent care he received in the Coronary ICU of VCU/MCV. Online condolences may be made through our website, Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Clary family.

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At Crowder-Hite-Crews we’ve always been proud to say that we are large enough to serve and small enough to care.  When you choose us, we consider this a sacred trust between your family and ours. We offer a full range of funeral service, whether for a traditional funeral or cremation, and we are able to assist families worldwide. In February of 2004 we installed a crematorium to better serve our cremation families.  We now do all cremations in our facility, saving transport to another location for this service.  Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the cremation process.

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