Finley G. "Cutter" Clary

09/21/1931 - 02/02/2024


Mr. Finley G. “Cutter” Clary, Sr., age 92 of La Crosse, died, Friday, February 2, 2024 in VCU/ Community Memorial Hospital. He was a supervisor at the former La Crosse Sportswear.
“Cutter” is survived by his son, Finley Gayle Clary, Jr. of La Crosse
A funeral service will be conducted Sunday , February 4, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite- Crews Funeral Home with interment in Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Blackridge, Va.
The family will receive friends also on Sunday, from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service.
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  1. Friend

    Cutter … what can ya say. 1 in a million. There were so many good times. At the trails rides, cooking for everyone. Always smiling. Always a hug. He helped me/showed me how to build a kitchen island at my house. We put up fence… 2 man auger and we got it done. Like I said, 1 in a million. He is already greatly missed by so many!! To his family…you are in my prayers.

  2. Cutter and I worked together at LaCrosse Sportswear years ago and he was a good friend and a good supervisor and really could fix just about anything and he definitely could a sewing machine also. Cutter you will definitely be missed by all my friend and may you RIP !!

  3. Niece

    I have so many fond memories of my Uncle Cutter. He and Aunt Joyce took care of our son, Stephen Caleb, when he was a baby and until he started Pre-K. He loved his Mamie and Uncle CuCu. You will be missed.

    Love you, Keith, Kim, & Caleb

  4. condolence

    Finley was my uncle as he married momma’s sister. As years and life goes on there are changes and I hadn’t seen Finley in many years. What I remember was his kindness, gentle and caring with some good wit. If had had any enemies it would be hard to believe. Heaven has gained a first class angel. God rest his soul and prayers for him and Gayle. Also in other relationships that I don’t know about.

  5. Sincere memories

    Cutter I hope you are dancing in heaven with Joyce, singing in heaven with the angels. Al, Alex & Ryan will miss you dearly. You were a wonderful husband, father, grandfather & a amazing man to all.

  6. Sincere regards

    Cutter will be truly missed me many. He is predeceased by his first wife Evelyn, his second wife my aunt Joyce. Cutter and Joyce shared a adventurous love together, their passion for fishing, gardening, singing in the choir. They did everything together! Cutter is also survived by a loving son AL Wray who Cutter took under his wings. Two grandsons, Alex and Ryan Wray who loved Cutter so much, Cutter loved them the same! We all love you Cutter & will miss you dearly. We know you’re in heaven at peace and we have peace in knowing that.

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