Clarence Hugh Gilmore, Sr., 79

Clarence Hugh Gilmore

Clarence Hugh Gilmore, Sr., 79, died peacefully at his home in Las Vegas, NV on  Nov. 14.
Born in Crockett, TX to Payne and Bertha Gilmore on May 4,1932, he was the the 11th of 14 children. Mr. Gilmore was the younger brother of former Oakland Vice Mayor, the late Cater Gilmore.
Clarence retired from the City of Oakland as Supervisor of the Public Works Department. He served for several years as president of the NAACP, Alameda and Hayward branches, A veteran of the U.S. Army, he ran unsuccessfully for Alameda County Supervisor, District 3.
Mr. Gilmore is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mamie Gilmore; 2 adult children, Clarence Jr., “Ricky” and Wannetta Hughes, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grand children. He also leaves three sisters: Olive Black, Erma Montgomery, Claudine Ary, and one brother, Paul.
Services will be held Tuesday,  Nov. 22, at 1:30 p.m., at the Chapel of the Chimes, 32992 Mission Blvd., in Hayward. The wake/quiet hour  will be held Monday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the same location.