Funeral services for Clarence Voisin, 87, of Buffalo, Texas, were Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas. Bro. Billy Bob Evans officiated the service. Interment with military honors provided by the U.S. Marine Corps followed the service at the Russell Cemetery.
Clarence Alfred Voisin was born on June 7, 1929, in Houston, Texas to Samuel Clarence Nolte and Ora Belle Voisin. He made his living working as a retail salesman. Clarence sold and serviced vending machines, juke boxes, pool tables, and pin ball machines. Playing cards and dominoes were his favorite hobbies, as well as poker and reading the occasional western. Clarence loved children and was known to give them a one dollar bill as a gift. He had lived in the Buffalo area for the past sixty years.
Clarence passed away on February 13, 2017 in Teague, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bonnie (McLeod) Voisin: one son, Tommie Alfred Voisin and step-father, Buck Choate.
Surviving family members include one son, Billy Jim Brotherton (Tina) of Freestone; three daughters, Sheri Reed (David) of Fairfield, Jill Robinson (Glenn) of Donie and Carla Ann Freeman of Waco; seven grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; thirteen step-great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Clarence is also survived by his brother-in-law Johnny McLeod (Hilda) of Fairfield; several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends Phylis Hayes and her children, Sandy Murphy, Linda Ryan, and Sadie Jo Vaughn.
Pallbearers were Will Brotherton, Travis Brotherton, Marshall Robinson, Michael Fulmer, Kyle Freeman, James Reed and Kerry “Lilman” Gibson. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Maxwell and Joey “Red” Winters.
The family of Clarence Voisin would like to extend their sincere thanks to all of the staff of Virginia’s Hospice, Copper Creek Nursing Home, Fairfield Nursing and Rehabilitation, and Teague Nursing Home, as well as Dr. Michael Orms, for their excellent care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Virginia’s Hospice, [email protected], the Disabled American Charitable Service Trust (DAV Charitable Service Trust), 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or https://cst.dav.org/donate/Default.aspx, or a charity of choice.
Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home in Buffalo, Texas was in charge of all arrangements. Please log onto www.buffalofuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.