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Obituary for Mr. Austin B. Clements, Jr.

November 13, 1924 - March 22, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93

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AUSTIN B. CLEMENTS, JR.
November 13, 1924 – March 22, 2018

Austin B. Clements, Jr. died March 22, 2018 at the age of 93. He was born November 13, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland to Austin Bailey Clements, Sr. and Dorothy LaVasseur Clements. He was one of three children, with sister Dorothy and brother Robert. At an early age, the family moved to Petersburg, Virginia, the birthplace of his father.

His military service during World War II included the completion of 51 missions as a radio gunner on a B-24 Liberator Bomber with the 15th Air Force in Italy. He received a Distinguished Flying Cross, four Air Medals and a Distinguished Unit Citation.

After the war, he studied Economics at the University of Virginia. He then was employed by British American Tobacco Company. He worked with them for 36 years in six Latin American countries. He retired in 1984 in Monterrey, Mexico as its manufacturing director.

While in Costa Rica, he was blessed to meet his wife, Cecilia Rodriguez. They were married on June 30, 1956. Further blessings were the arrival of four fine sons: Alan, Mike, John and Mark. The sons married Claire, Marienne, Kayleen and Dana. Grandchildren are: Jane Lee, Craig, Nicole, Alexandra, Natalie, Austin, Cristina and Amalia.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:30PM with a Rosary starting at 7:00PM at the Porter Loring Mortuary North Chapel.

FUNERAL MASS
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018
11:30AM
ST HELENA'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
14714 EDGEMONT ST
SAN ANTONIO, TX 78247

Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 1:15PM on Thursday, April 12, 2018

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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