Lester Clarke

Lester Theodore "Ted" Clarke

Monday, February 6th, 1933 - Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Lester Theodore “Ted” Clarke, 87, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020. He was born in Kentucky to the late Lester F. Clarke and Marjorie Kiser Griswold and also predeceased by his brother, Gene Clarke. He served his country faithfully, retiring from the U.S. Navy.
Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 28 years, Barbara H. Clarke; daughters, Janellyn Chapman, Wendy Hackworth and her husband Charles II, Kelly Kelley-Magee and her husband Robert; grandchildren, Staciellyn Bruins and her husband Michael, Chase Hackworth, Alexis Hackworth, Tabitha Magee, Tyler Kelley, Samantha Magee, and Noah Kelley; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
The family will receive friends Friday, February 28, 2020 from 6 - 7:30pm at Graham Funeral Home, 1112 Kempsville Rd. Chesapeake. A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 1pm in Rosewood Memorial Park with full military honors rendered. Please visit to offer a condolence to the family.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 28th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Friday, February 28th, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Graham Funeral Home
    1112 Kempsville Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, February 29th, 2020 1:00pm
    Rosewood Memorial Park
    631 North Witchduck Road
    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Durant Kreider


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Lynn Clarke

Posted at 08:06pm
“Forever Young “...Forever loved...Forever missed


Bobbie & Ed Beard

Posted at 02:39pm
So sorry to hear of Ted's passing. Our hearts & prayers go out to Barbara & family. We have great memories of their help & friendship to us especially during our Phelps Bros. Music Festivals when they resided in Norman Phelps' former Lakeside cottage. What a great loving couple.

Sheryl Williford

Posted at 10:57am
I am so sorry to hear of Ted's passing. It was always good to see him at his daughters house for all her celebrations. He will be missed. Regards, Sheryl Williford

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