Ronald “Ron” Edwin Clegg

Ronald “Ron” Edwin Clegg, 80, of Waverly, died June 28, 2014, at the Emeritus at Marietta.

He was born Oct. 4, 1933, in Wood County, the son of the late Clyde E. and Nancy O. Bibbee Clegg.

He graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1954-1956 and was stationed in Massachusetts, Korea and Virginia, prior to receiving his honorable discharge. He then went to work for Corning Glass and worked there for over 35 years as an electrician prior to retiring for Schott Scientific Glass in 1996. He was a member of Sunrise Church of Christ. Ron was an avid hunter and fisherman, raising and training his own rabbit dogs, spending many days from sunrise to sunset in the woods. He was active in scouting while his sons participated, acting as troop leader. He coached several baseball teams and spent countless hours on the ball field with his kids and others.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Parsons; two sons, Paul Clegg and his wife Michelle, and Ross Clegg and his wife Tere, all of Parkersburg; seven grandchildren, Jessica Kees, Corey Clegg, Ashley Lawson, Logan Clegg, Mark Parsons, Jennifer Parsons and Eduardo Andrades; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Rosaline Patterson Clegg; one son, Blane Clegg; three brothers, Charles, William and Thomas Clegg; and seven sisters, Christine Pratt, Dorothy Harris, Gladys Mullet, Clara Giffen, Dora Buchanan, Mildred Collins and Delsie Duncan.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, with Evangelist Keith Kress officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, July 6, and from 10 a.m. until the service time Monday, July 7, at the funeral home.

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