Clarence James Edington, age 81, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 and is now at peace. He was born on Jan. 15, 1937 to the late Lawrence & Josephine (Neithoefer) Edington. Clarence was preceded in death by his brother Harold, sister Joan (George) Droemer and sister-in-law Shirly Edington. Surviving are his brother Lawrence Jr. of Florida, sister Jean Anderson of Florida, and Ronald (Kathy) Edington of Michigan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Clarence proudly served his country as a United States Marine. He will be missed greatly. The family would like to thank the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans staff of 3 South and the Spectrum Hospice for their excellent care. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Michigan Cremation and Funeral Care.