Sterling "David" Clarkson of Ceredo

Sterling “David” Clarkson, 72, of Ceredo, WV died Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. He was born May 23, 1939 in Ceredo, WV a son of the late Sterling Delbert and Juanita Smith Clarkson. He was a graduate of Marshall High School and Marshall University with a B.A. and two Masters. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ceredo. David was a Teacher with the U.S. Government in New Mexico, Cincinnati, OH and Huntington, WV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one great niece, Breanna Matthews. David is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Ken Thacker of Greeneville, TN; one niece, Julie Clarkson Thacker Alexander of Wasilla, AK; one nephew, Stephen Thacker of Summerville, SC; one great niece, Cassandra Alexander and two great nephews, Brandon and Jack Alexander. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. with Rev. Scott Byard officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at