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Clyde M. Flagg

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Date published: 1/3/2014

Clyde M. Flagg

Clyde Marshall Flagg Sr., 86, of Caroline County died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Williamsburg.

Born in Golansville, he was a Marine Corps veteran and had the distinction of being the first draftee from Virginia to serve during the Korean War. He had a long career in the trucking industry, retiring after more than 35 years as the owner of Flagg Leasing Inc. in Milford.

He was a Shriner and member of Kilwinning-Crosse Masonic Lodge 2-237 AF&AM. Clyde was a founding member of the Caroline Savings Bank board of directors and a deacon at Bowling Green Baptist Church. A staunch Republican, he was a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan and a loving "Pop" to his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, C. Marshall Flagg Jr. and his wife, Elena, Lyell Evelyn Flagg and Virginia Gray Flagg and her husband, David Maples; four grandchildren, Marshall Flagg III, Thomas Flagg, William Flagg and Mikayla Maples; a sister, Christine Pitts; and his ex-wife, Virginia Livermon Flagg.

He was preceded in death by his siblings Jeanne Flagg Daily, W.D. Flagg and Fletcher Flagg.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Storke Funeral home in Bowling Green, with a Masonic service beginning at 7:30 p.m.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Bowling Green Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Lakewood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bowling Green Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at storkefuneralhome.com.