Published On: Mon, Jan 27th, 2014

Clarence “Britches” Cucumber – obituary

Clarence “Britches” Cucumber, 59, of Cherokee passed away on Jan. 23 at MedWest-Haywood. Clarence is the son of the late Charlie Ramsey and Ollie Cucumber Hornbuckle.

Clarence is preceded in death by his brothers; David “Porky” Long and Jonathan Arch, sisters; Elizabeth Hornbuckle and Rita Ramsey Martinez.

Clarence is survived by his wife Mattie “Penny” Cucumber, children; Ruth Ann Taylor of Cherokee, April Fisher of Robbinsville, Jennifer Thompson of Dublin, Ga., Charlie Cucumber of Cherokee, Tammy Duncan of Florida and Jenny Mashburn; brothers, Allan Ramsey and Larry Hornbuckle; sisters, Jean Sequoyah, Molly Bowman, Loretta Queen, Annie Young, Rosie Hornbuckle and Brenda Hernandez as well as several half brothers and sisters. Also surviving are close friends Jenny and Herb Mashburn. Clarence also leaves behind 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A visitation was held on Jan. 26 at Long House Funeral Home The funeral service followed with Pastor James “Bo” Parris officiating.

print