Vernon Rex Clinton, beloved husband and father, passed away on January 28, 2020 at home with family at his side. Born on June 7, 1944 to Vernon Robert and Ruth B. (Major) Clinton of Antwerp, Ohio, Rex was a 1962 graduate of Antwerp High School and served with the Air National Guard from 1965 to 1972. On December 30, 1966 he married his loving wife, Bonnie Sue (Beck) Clinton, who survives. Employed with NCR and The Arnold Corporation in sales and business forms design, Rex eventually began his own company, Form Techniques, in 1988 continuing until 2019. Formerly residing in Granger/South Bend, IN and Naperville, IL, he and Bonnie moved to their home on Hamilton Lake, in Hamilton, Indiana in 1995. There, in the town where they first met, they enjoyed being close to family and old friends, making many new friends, and hosting many a gathering and reunion over the years. Rex enjoyed traveling, genealogy, spending the winter months in sunny Florida, and a good martini. But most importantly being with Bonnie, his children and grandchildren.
In addition to Bonnie, Rex is survived by daughter Mindy (Troy) Overmyer of Maumee, OH, son Adam (Michele Drews & children) Clinton of Aurora, IL, granddaughters Kayleigh and Emily Overmyer, Maumee, OH, sister Paige (Lee) Zuber of Antwerp, OH, sisters-in-law Connie (Roger) Ruffer, and Jody (John) Kramer, brothers-in-law Terry (Linda) Beck, and Larry (Kay) Beck, mother-in-law Donna Beck, and many, many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends left to cherish his memory.
He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Ruth, and father-in-law Richard W. Beck.
At the request of Rex, his remains are to be cremated with no traditional funeral service or internment to be held. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.
Donations may be made in his memory to: James Fund for Life at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (https://tinyurl.com/w6o36rc ) and First United Presbyterian Church of Antwerp, 126 W. River Street, Antwerp OH 45813.
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