2019-01-10 / Obituaries

Clarence McCord Jr.

Memorial services for Clarence McCord Jr., 72, were held on Saturday, December 29, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida, at Weston’s Mortuary. He died Sunday, December 16, 2018, as a result of injuries he suffered during an invasion at his home.

Mr. McCord was born on December 18, 1945, in Wilkes County in the New Hope Community. He was the son of the late Clarence McCord and Elmira McCord Rucker. He attended Wilkes County Training School. He moved to Atlanta in 1968 where he worked for Southern Bakery Company until 1989. He moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in the early 1990s where he met and married Francia Byers.

Survivors include his widow, seven surviving siblings, children, grandchildren, extended family, and many friends throughout Wilkes County and the city of Washington, Georgia.

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