April 15, 2021

Hobert Clisso, 89, of Norton, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021, at the Laurels Retirement Facility in Norton.

He was a member of the Freedom of Worship Church and was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War. He was a former employee of Westmoreland Coal Company and was a member of the UMWA. Hobert was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles and the Jumble. He also enjoyed working in his garden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Allie Wells Clisso; his wife, Molly Thacker Clisso and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by two daughters, Patricia Clisso Ramey and her husband Jerry of Norton, Becky Bevins and her husband Scott of Big Stone Gap; a son, Buddy Clisso and his wife Kim of Wise; four grandchildren, Stephanie Williams and her husband Brad and Nathan Clisso and his wife Heather of Wise, Ally Connell of Big Stone Gap and Sierra Bevins of Boston, Mass.; two great grandchildren, Daniel Clisso and Brody Williams; a brother, Don Clisso and his wife Phyllis of Wise, Va.; two sisters, Connie Day and Sharon Clisso both of Wise; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 7 pm Wednesday, April 14 at Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Fultz Jr. officiating. Graveside committal services were conducted at 11 am Thursday, April 15 at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens in Big Stone Gap. Memorial contributions may be made to Freedom of Worship Church, PO Box 386, Norton, VA 24273.

Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home of Norton is serving the Clisso family.