Clarence William Fraley, 87, of Kingwood, WV, died on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Mon General Hospital.
He was born August 8, 1932, in Terra Alta, a son of the late Joseph Roy and Rettie Flo (DeWitt) Fraley.
In 1956 Clarence opened Fraley Motors and was the youngest Pontiac dealer in the United States. Clarence and his wife Jean operated the dealership for 62 years before retiring in 2010 after being the next to last Pontiac Dealer to close the GM brand of Pontiac. Clarence served in the US Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict. He was currently a member of the First United Methodist Church in Terra Alta and enjoyed time with his family, especially spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his son and spouse, David R. and Loretta Fraley; two grandchildren, David Fraley, and Craig & Rose Fraley; two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Todd Fraley.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Dortha Jean (Grimm) Fraley on October 29, 2018; two brothers, Nelson Fraley and John Fraley.
Friends will be received at the Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel, 295 South Price Street; on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, from 12:00 noon until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Joe Lamm officiating. Interment will follow at the Terra Alta Cemetery.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the staff of Doctors and Nurses on the 4th floor of Mon General Hospital and a special thanks to Dr. Michael V. O’Keefe for the wonderful care of Mr. Fraley.
The family requests that any donations be made in Clarence’s memory to the Preston County Humane Society at P.O. Box 395, Kingwood, WV 26537.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.
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Preston County Humane Society
P.O. Box 395, Kingwood WV 26537