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Clarence "Binker" "Flydaddy" Catron


Clarence "Binker", "Flydaddy" Catron, age 84, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.

Mr. Catron was a member of Freedom Tabernacle Baptist Church; and was retired from Merillat after 22 years of service.  

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Louise Funk Catron.  

Clarence is survived by his wife, Janie Catron of Atkins, Va.; sons, Mike Catron and wife, Mitzie of Marion, Va. and Chris Catron and wife, Ronda of Saltville, Va.; step-daughters, Marcia Richardson and husband, Harold Dean of Marion, Va. and Teresa McGrady and husband, Jeff of Atkins, Va.; sisters, Thelma Still and Shirley Williams and husband, Bobby all of Rural Retreat, Va.; brother, Archie Catron and wife, Carolyn of Bakersfield, Cali.; grandchildren, Camille Johnson and husband, Justin and Lucas Catron; step-grandchildren, Rhiannon Powers, Kayla Fearing, Kerri Smith and husband, Jordan, Erin McGrady and significant other, Ivy Davis, Aaron Guymond and wife, Timber and Ryan Guymond; great-grandchildren, Kaedence Johnson, Jaxon Johnson and Addison Powers; step-great-grandchildren, Levi Guymond, Kaiden Guymond, Sophie Guymond; best friends, Jerry and Brenda Umbarger; several nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Pastor Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Gardens, 7764 West Lee Highway, Rural Retreat, Va. 24368.  

To share memories of Clarence "Binker", "Flydaddy" Catron please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Clarence's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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Binker was such a wonderful Cousin and person. He always had the best smile.

Maggie Atwell Lovern Jul 22 2022 11:11 AM

My sympathy and prayers

Helen Heffinger Jun 24 2022 8:39 AM

Mike, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family! I'm so sorry for your loss!

Don Elseroad Jun 22 2022 11:47 PM

Mike, Camille and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. May God comfort all of you as only he can do and give you peace. Take care. Praying for you all. Rochelle 🙏

Rochelle Jun 22 2022 2:59 PM

My condolences to the Catron family. Prayers going up Mike for you and Camille.

Lisa Sheets Suthers Jun 22 2022 2:51 PM

Janie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! We're so sorry!

Linda, Bimbo and Cory Jun 21 2022 9:43 PM

Janie, we’re sorry for your loss. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. Joe & Norma

Norma Powers Jun 21 2022 10:05 AM

So sorry for your loss prayers for you and family

Betty Sheets Jun 21 2022 5:55 AM

I first met Binker when Chris and Ronda got married and I felt like family instantly. He was a warm and wonderful man who will be missed. My deepest condolences to the family.

Linda Pearson Jun 21 2022 1:51 AM

Fly daddy was my first boss at Va House back in 1977 and my boss at Merillat too He was a good boss and person

Bernice Thomas Jun 20 2022 11:01 PM

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