Charlie Alexander Clarke, age 91, of Triplet, VA passed away June 4, 2017. Charlie was a sawmill worker and farmer. He was in the U.S. Army and a volunteer fireman with Triplet Volunteer Fire Department. He is preceded in death by his parents, Peter A. and Ethel N. Clarke; his brother, James Clarke; and his sister, Rosa Powell. He is survived by his wife, Doris Philips Clarke; four children Connie Morris, Steve Clarke and wife Teresa, Barry Clarke and wife Cathy, and Missy Whitlow and husband Giles; his grandchildren, Rebecca Clarke, Jennifer Robertson, Jessica Morris, Charles “Chuck” Whitlow, Scott Clarke, D.C. Morris and Kristen Clarke and their spouses; his five great grandchildren, Christopher, Jayden, Grace, Ava Clarke and Scotty; his sister Minnie Washburn; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, Triplet, VA with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2:00 pm 3:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Philadelphia United Methodist Church attn: Gay Taylor, 14179 Dry Bread Rd., Emporia, VA 23847. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.