Robert Franklin Clonch, age 69, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical.

He was born July 13, 1950 in Wilkes County to Paul Eugene and Vecie Pauline Anderson Clonch. Mr. Clonch was a US Vietnam Army Veteran. Robert enjoyed planting flowers and gardening. He enjoyed riding his tractor around, spending time with his grandson, Lyndon, eating Chinese food and going to the VFW to dance. Mr. Clonch was preceded in death by a sister, Hilda Griffin.

Surviving are his sons, Chad Clonch and spouse Lindsey of Wilkesboro, Robert Clonch, Jr. of Traphill; daughter, Cynthia Clonch Williams and spouse Marty Ray Williams of Elkin; brothers, Ray Clonch, Roger Clonch and Hurbert Clonch all of North Wilkesboro, Rex Clonch of Roaring River; sisters, Pauline Brown of North Wilkesboro, Linda Felts of Hays, Janie Triplett of Millers Creek, Rosie Dimmette of Hays; grandchildren, Lyndon Clonch of Wilkesboro, Matthew Clonch of Traphill, Savannah Grace Williams and Taylor McLain Williams both of Elkin; and special friend, Betty Reeves of McGrady.

Memorial service will be held at a later date. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Post 1142, PO Box 357, North Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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