He was selected in 1937 to the Iowa High School first team all state football team. Dr. Clemons graduated from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. in 1942 and immediately entered the U.S. Navy. He served as an officer on destroyers in the North Atlantic and Pacific theatres for four years, receiving the Bronze star for meritorious service.
Following graduation from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in 1952, Dr. Clemons practiced dentistry in Whittier for 40 years.
He is survived by one daughter Cynthia Kulcsar; one son Guy Clemons and two granddaughters.
Memorial gifts may be directed to: Hospice of Inter Health, 12401 Washington Blvd., Whittier, Calif. 90602 or to other charities of the donor's choice.