Clarence Arthur Pauly Jr., age 60, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018, at Evelyn’s House – BJC Hospice in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born March 2, 1958, in Chicago, the son of Clarence A. and Thelma J. (Gulley) Pauly.  He was united in marriage to Terri Molton.

Clarenceworked at Continental Tire and also did mechanic work.  He enjoyed tinkering on all kinds of vehicles and loved to cook and fish. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the post-Vietnam era.

He is survived by his wife: Terri Pauly of Mt. Vernon; 3 children: Georgia Pauly of Clay City, Heather Norton of Bulls Gap, TN, and Robert Scott Pauly of Benton; 2 sisters: Debra Schoenherr of Mt. Vernon and Sally Cruz of Chicago; and 6 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be no services.  Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  To share a memory or condolence visit