James Malcolm Clement Sr., 1914-2008

James Malcolm Clement Sr. passed away Feb. 22, 2008 at Lakeport Skilled Nursing Center. Jim was born Dec. 17, 1914 in Holland, Ark., where he grew up on a farm raising cotton and soybeans.


He moved to California to work in the shipyards during the war. After the war he became a house painter and later a painting contractor.

Jim moved to Lake County in 1972. He enjoyed hunting, fishing , traveling in his motor home and working in his vegetable garden. Jim was a past member of the Kelseyville Lions Club.

Jim is survived by his present wife, Susanna Clement; children, Sharon (Sam) Ketchum and Jim (Nancy) Clement; grandchildren, Shari (Dean) Blevins, Wes (Kristie) Clement, Gerald (Sue) Ketchum, Mike (Jennifer) Clement and Holly Clement; great-grandchildren, Trevor, William, Zachary, Lauren, Hunter, Ben, Paul, Mark and Brianne; extended family, Mike and Barbara Alexander and family and Dan Alexander and family, Brian Alexander and John and Sharon Murray and family.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Mary.

Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and the family get-togethers at his house on the creek. We will miss his sense of humor and his stories of passed days. He will forever be in our hearts.


A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

For further information call Chapel of the lakes at 263-0357 or 994-5611 or www.chapelofthelakes.com.