April 30, 2013

Joseph Cyril Clancy

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Joseph Cyril Clancy, 92, of East Bernstadt, Ky., passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013, at his residence.  

He is survived by five children, Joseph L. Clancy and wife, Karen, and Timothy Clancy, all of Lexington, Ky., Deborah Garrison and husband, Vance, of London, Linda Strange, of East Bernstadt, and John Clancy and wife, Sherry, also of East Bernstadt; three sisters, Geraldine Jenkins, of Lexington, Zehra Rawe, of California, and Patricia Barkley, of Lexington,; 13 grandchildren, Amy Stokes, Michael Clancy, Emily Clancy, Kylie Whipple, David Waters, Christopher Clancy, Anthony Newton, Matthew Newton, Sarah Ellis, Rachel Johnson, Amanda Strange, Stephanie Strange, Angel Clancy; and six great-grandchildren.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Freeda Clancy; his parents, John C. and Nettie Colbert Clancy; three sisters, Mary Colbert Bricken, Kathryn Bieschke, Rose Ann Rawe; and two brothers, Louis and Thomas Clancy.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from Aug. 20, 1942 until Sept. 14, 1945.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 29  in the chapel of House-Rawlings Funeral Home with Father Patrick Stewart officiating.  

Burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery in East Bernstadt.

The family received friends after 6  p.m. Sunday, at House-Rawlings Funeral Home.