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Freddie Clarkston

January 19, 1949 — October 11, 2021

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Freddie Lee Clarkston, better known as Fred, was a loving father, grandfather, and the best horseman. He was born on January 19, 1949, in Hobbs New Mexico, and passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021, at 72 years old.

Fred was born to James and Johnnie Clarkston. He worked as a Crane Operator for several years in several different places. His favorite place to be, was with a horse on a racetrack. He loved all of his grandkids and a good game of cards. He lived a simple life but was always so happy wherever he was.

He is survived by: wife, Pat Hurston; daughters, Penny Clarkston LeBlanc, Julie Clarkston, and Michelle Hurston; sons, Dairold Lambert, Larry Hall, Mike Hurston, and James Hurston; sisters, Shirley Loffler, Gail Hamilton, Kathy Clarkston, and Jeanie Clarkston; brother, Eddie Clarkston; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Freddie will be conducted Friday, October 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. (post time of course), at Vining Funeral Home’s “Chapel of the Valley.” Military honors will be conferred by the Gila Valley Veterans Honor Guard following these services.

Family will receive friends Friday, October 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) until service time at 1:00 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Those who would like to attend the services via Facebook Live can join on Vining Funeral Home's Facebook page, Friday afternoon, October 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. (MST).

Freddie will be laid to rest in the Gaines County Cemetery in Seminole, Texas, on Monday, October 18, 2021, at 1:00 p.m.


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Friday, October 15, 2021

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 15, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

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