Clement R. Care Jr., of Fleetwood passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 while deer hunting on his farm. Born on August 15, 1938 in New Schaefferstown, he was the son of the late Clement and Goldie (Heffelfinger) Care.
He is survived by his wife and best friend Lisa F. (Lebo) Care of thirty-seven years and his son Robert C. Care, husband of Donna Care of Sinking Spring. Also surviving is a sister; Sally Yacomes of Oley, a stepson Del Garner of Sinking Spring and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his sisters; Pauline Achenbach and Sandra Kulp and a brother; Daniel Care.
He received his diploma from Penn-Bernville High School, enlisted in the Army in 1957 and earned his wings from the 101St Airborne Division.
Clem has always been a mechanic, starting out on autos and mastering the trade of a diesel mechanic during many years with No. 1 Contracting, Stabler Construction, Giles & Ransom and self-employment until his retirement.
He had a great passion for building and driving his antique and classic cars and riding his Harley Davidsons.
Clem was a life member of the NRA, enjoying hunting and target shooting. He also enjoyed deep sea fishing, vacations with family and friends, and spending his days on the farm with his cherished companions; Molly, Sunny and Moxie.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Clem’s memory to Disabled American Veterans at www.dav.org/donate or to Guiding Eyes for the Blind at www.guidingeyes.org
Funeral services will be held at Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., 4914 Kutztown Road, Temple, PA 19560 on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM with a visitation held prior beginning at 9:30 AM. Interment will be at Berks County Memorial Gardens, Maidencreek Township at the conclusion of the service.
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