Dan Rhodes Clemmer Sr.

July 19, 1930May 20, 2014

Dan Rhodes “Boonie” Clemmer, Sr., passed away on May 20, 2014 at Caromont Regional Medical Center. He was born and raised in Gaston County and was the son of the late Wayne Deaton Clemmer and Nellie Bryte Clemmer.

He was a faithful member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church and a veteran of the Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruby Jane Reel Clemmer; brothers, Doyle Deaton Clemmer, Calvin Clemmer and Joe Bailey Clemmer; sister, Iris Clemmer White.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Dan Rhodes Clemmer, Jr. and wife, Donna of Dallas, NC; daughter, Sheila Clemmer Robinette of Clover, SC; brother, Albert Clemmer of Silver Springs, MD; sister, Wayne Ann Penley of Dallas, NC; grandchildren, Christian Clemmer and wife Kara of Dallas, NC, Dakota Gann of Clover, SC; great-grandchildren, Jack Clemmer, Riley Clemmer and Henry Clemmer.

Services for Mr. Clemmer will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 24th at Our Saviour Lutheran Church with Pastor Jason Sigmon officiating. Interment will follow the service in Gaston Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 am.

Memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 725 Gastonia Technical Parkway, Dallas, NC 28034.

Arrangements are in the care of Carothers Funeral Home, Dallas, NC Online condolences may be placed at


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Gary Edison

May 30, 2014

Sheila, Dan ,and family; I remember all the great times we had at your house during the school years. Your father and mother always let us have fun, there. Cherish the memories, until you see them again! God's grace to you ALL!

May 27, 2014

Wayne Ann and family, Please accept my sympathy for your loss. I know you will miss him until that grand reunion. Love, Franna White Cline, Lincolnton, NC

Donna Clemmer

May 26, 2014

Jack, Riley and Henry will always love and remember Paw Paws little man.

May 24, 2014

Wayne Ann, Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your brother, Dan. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Cousin Brenda Penley Hewes

May 24, 2014

Dan, Donna, Christian and Kara,
So sorry to hear about Paw Clemmer. We are praying for you.
Love, Uncle DB and Aunt Missa

Mike Black

May 23, 2014

Boonie was one of the nicest men I have ever met, always willing to help a friend. Sheila, my thoughts are with you during this time.

Debbie Ware

May 23, 2014

Sheila, I'm so sorry to see about the loss of your dad. You and your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God grant you His comfort and peace.

May 23, 2014

The friends of Dan Clemmer Sr, and his children will be praying for you as you endure this time of great sorrow. It is great to KNOW that Heaven is REAL and that when we trust Jesus as our Saviour, we will see our loved ones who have gone before.

Tonya Boulware

May 23, 2014

My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this VERY difficult time.
He Loved you all very much & will now be looking after each and every one of you until you meet again.

Dawn Burrus Dawn Bennett

May 23, 2014

Thinking of your family at this time. Keep all of those special memories in your heart and hold them close. Prayers lifted up for you and your family.
Dawn Burrus and Dawn Bennett
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