Dennis Ray Clarkson, 71

Dennis Ray Clarkson, 71, of Westport, passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022 at
his residence. He was born on August 11, 1951 in Seymour, the son of George W. &
Juanita (Buchanan) Clarkson. He grew up in Jennings and Decatur County and was
an area resident of Westport. He enjoyed farming and taking care of livestock.
Dennis married Virginia Ailes on August 12, 2012 in Butlerville, and she
survives. Other survivors include his sons, Chad Clarkson and Jason Clarkson
both of North Vernon; sister, Georgetta Gilmore of Columbus; brothers, Gene
(Ruth) Clarkson of Westport, Gerry Clarkson of North Vernon and Bobby Clarkson
of Seymour; 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He was preceded in death by
his parents; sister, Peggy Robbins and brother, Harold Clarkson. Funeral
services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at the
Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Dale Boyd officiating. Burial
will follow at the Vernon Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on
Thursday, October 27 from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the
funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Westport Volunteer Fire
Department through the funeral home. Online condolences can be made to the
family at

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