Clarence O. Music, 79

Clarence Ochel Music, 79, of Wabash, died at 4:20 pm Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, at Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. 

He was born Feb. 4, 1936, in Paintsville, Kentucky to Amos and Clara (Ratliff) Music.

Clarence was a U.S. Army veteran. He retired from General Tire in Wabash.  He was a member of Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church. Clarence enjoyed making ink pens, woodworking, and going to flea markets.

He is survived by his companion, Linda Music of Wabash; two children, Rose (Douglas) Staats of Wabash, Kenny Music (Margot Morgan) of Peru; five grandchildren, Levi Staats of Wabash, Reanna Staats of Kokomo, Kayleigh Music of Peru, Ashley Music and Alex Sumpter, both of Peru, a great-granddaughter, Aliezah Staats of Wabash; sister, Erma Blair of Van Lear, Kentucky, and his brother, Everett Music of Wabash. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Allen Music who died Nov. 29, 2011, four brothers, and four sisters.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Terry Hinds officiating.  Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion.  Friends may call 9:30-11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund.

The memorial guest book for Clarence may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Sep 10