Clarence Daniel Crowder

January 9, 1950 - December 9, 2020

Clarence Daniel Crowder, 70, a three year resident of Lehigh Acres, FL, formerly of Hillsboro, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020 in Lehigh Acres. He was born January 9, 1950 in Jacksonville, IL to John and Myrtle Crowder, now deceased.

Clarence was a member of Hillsboro Free Methodist Church and was a Veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the IL Department of Transportation.  He enjoyed spending time with his family, his brothers in arms, a wide variety of music, and getting lost in a good book.  

He is survived by his beloved wife, Loretta Crowder of Lehigh Acres; three loving children, Andrea Decker of Jamestown, NY, John Crowder (Ami) of Lehigh Acres, and Danielle Crowder (Chad Pinkerton) of Lehigh Acres; two siblings, Harold Crowder (Betty) of Jacksonville, IL, and Jo Ann Dorris (Joe), also of Jacksonville, IL; five grandchildren, Lexi, Cheyenne, Lily, Grace, and Matthew; one great grandchild, Morrigan; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Clarence was preceded in death by two siblings, Monte Crowder and Pat Cottingham.

Graveside Services will be held at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL at a later date. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Clarence Daniel Crowder are suggested to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO BOX 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or the charity of your choice..

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Dean & Toni Estler Dec 11, 2020 at 11:37 am

    Loretta & Family
    We are so very sorry to hear about Clarence. I’m very glad that we got a chance to catch up the last time he called. We fondly remember our dear friend, the good ole days when we were all so young, and the many wonderful times we had together. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything you need or anything that we can do please let us know.
    With much love & sympathy
    Dean & Toni

  2. Laurice Copeland Coffman Dec 11, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    Thank you sir for your service to your country. Many prayer for your family and loved ones as they grieve your passing.

  3. Janet Rawlings Dec 12, 2020 at 7:38 am

    So sorry for your loss. Clarence was a wonderful man. He was so proud to be a Vietnam veteran. We worked together for many years. I will pray for all of his family.

  4. Dow D Grider Dec 13, 2020 at 8:40 am

    I worked with Clarence at IDOT. He was a dedicated, hard working employee and a great guy to work with. My condolences.

  5. Mindy Lynch Dec 13, 2020 at 10:40 am

    We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Clarence’s passing . We just now heard. . Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  6. Daniel D Atteberry Dec 17, 2020 at 12:43 pm

    Please accept my sincere condolences and know that I am praying for your family during this sad time in your lives.
    I worked with Clancy at IDOT for many years. He was a great guy, very dedicated and always willing to help anyone.
    God bless.
    Dan Atteberry Springfield, IL

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