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Clarence Zile, Jr.

Clarence Wesley “Sonny” Zile, Jr., age 80 of Sinking Spring, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery. He was born June 12, 1935 in Springfield, Ohio the son of the late Clarence Wesley and Lulu Irene (Clary) Zile.

Mr. Zile had been a Union Carpenter and Pastor for many years. He had been the Mayor of Sinking Spring for several years and had pastored churches in Burns Chapel, Beavers Chapel, Hillsboro, Greenfield, West Union, McArthur and was presently serving the Harriett Community Church.

He is survived by his wife, Katheleen Elliott Zile, who he had married on Dec. 29, 1954;  two sons, Reverend Tom (Debbie) Zile of Hillsboro and Dr. Ron (Mary) Zile of Lake Waynoka; four grandchildren, Lindsay (Tyler) Inman, Tiffany (Clint) McCoy of Hillsboro, Jordan Zile of Winona, Minn., and Jessica Zile of Columbus; two great grandchildren, Easton and Austin Inman; one sister, Mary Lou Hanson of West Union and one brother, John (Marie) Zile of Georgia.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Justin Michael Zile and three sisters, Genevieve Elliott, Doris McElwee and Mildred Irene Humphrey.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Tom Zile will officiate. Burial will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call on Friday from 5- 8 p.m. at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene, 8230 US Hwy 50, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133.

The Turner and Son Funeral Home is serving the family.

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