Delbert H. Clary

By | April 4, 2012

Delbert H. Clary, age 70, of Londonderry, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born May 9, 1941, at his parents’ home in Londonderry, Ohio, to the late Jesse Hamilton Clary and Clara Jane Branscom Clary.

Delbert was a 1958 graduate of Allensville High School. He was a former employee of the B&O Railroad and then later retired from the Chessie System Railroad. Delbert served four consecutive terms, 16 years, as a Harrison Township Trustee. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge in McArthur and always enjoyed the outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marilyn Ann Pettit Clary; four children, Joe Clary (Karen) of Ray, Doug Clary (Karen) of Londonderry, Mike Clary (Doris) of Londonderry and Tricia Boring (Duane) of Londonderry; grandchildren, Jack Clary, Tabitha Clary, Kaleigh Clary, Emily Clary, Adam Clary, Zachary Boring, Levi Boring, Amanda Boring, Adrian Denny and Vicky Nolen; great-grandchildren, Molly, Cole and Aksel; sisters, Marcella Doles of Ray, Ival Stoneburner-Dye of Ray, Majel Current of Londonderry, Effie Palmer (Roy) of Allensville, Alice Seitz (Melvin) of Allensville and Judy Harper (Jim) of Londonderry, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Delbert was preceded in death by his sister, Susie Ray and his brother, Roland “Ronnie” Clary.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Leland Benson officiating. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at