Judge Don W. Clements, 83, of Brownwood, passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, at a local nursing home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at First Christian Church with Bro. Sterling Lentz officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Blaylock Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
Don was born to Meredith Leslie and Christine (Brooks) Clements on Oct. 30, 1935, in Brownwood. He graduated from Brownwood High in 1954. After high school, he went on to graduate from Howard Payne University; from there he was accepted into Baylor Law School and graduated with his Doctorate in Law. He was a Lawyer and Municipal Judge in Brownwood for many years. Don served in the United States Navy.
Don married the love of his life, Janice King, on Aug. 10, 1957, in Brownwood. He was a very avid golfer and loved spending time with his family and friends. Don was very active in the community serving on numerous boards in and around Brownwood. He was a former President for Brownwood ISD School Board, very instrumental in starting the Brownwood Jaycees, and a member of the Kiwanis Club. Don was also a longtime member of First Christian Church in Brownwood.
Don is survived by his son, Craig Clements and wife Jami of Brownwood; daughter, Leslie Butler and husband Steve of Brownwood; six grandchildren, Cody Clements, Cacy Clements, Logan Gough, Slaten Gough, Chad Butler, and Kayla Richardson; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Carveth Clements and wife Carol of Brownwood, Jerry Clements and wife Diana of California. He is also survived by numerous other family members and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Clements; one brother, Luke Clements; and his parents.
The family request memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences for the family are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.