Clarence Nottingham Churn, Jr., better known as Slim, 87, husband of Rita Smullin Churn and a resident of Lady Lake, FL, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at his residence. A native of Bridgetown, VA, he was the son of the late Clarence Nottingham Churn, Sr. and the late Mary Floyd Churn. He was a professional baseball player and manager, and a farmer. He was a United States Army Korean War Veteran, member of Delmarva Baseball Hall of Fame, and the Professional Baseball Players Association.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Charles Carey Churn and his wife, Tina, of Seaview, VA; a stepdaughter, Monica Johnson and her husband, Tom, of Craddockville, VA; three sisters, Barbara Willis of Cheriton, VA, Eliza Cox of Summerfield, FL, Lucy Ames of Townsend, VA; two grandchildren, Leslie Williams and her husband Dereck of Norfolk, VA and Carey Voetberg and her husband Ben of Wake Forest, NC; two step grandchildren, Erika Hinman and her husband Josh of Seaview, VA and Brandi Etz and her friend Jon Parrish of Parksley, VA; six great grandchildren, Max, Mason, Charlotte, Miles, Elijah and Winter. Other than his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Jimmy Churn; two sisters, Flora Ella Dutton, and Eleanor Allen.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Johnson’s United Methodist Church with Rev. Clarence Bowen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Shore Hospice, P. O. Box 615, Onley, VA 23418.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements were made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia.