Sherman Main Clough Jr., 89, fondest times were spent traveling the world with his wife

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Sherman Main Clough Jr., 89, of Williamsburg, passed away on Nov. 12, 2016.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne Parsons Clough.

Sherm was raised in Brookline, Mass., and was a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan. He briefly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946. He received his Master of Business Administration from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, Class of 1950.

He retired from General Electric after 35 years as an executive manager and then moved from Chappaqua, N.Y., to Williamsburg in 1987. Sherm was a devoted husband to his wife of 57 years, before her passing in 2013.

His fondest memories were of travelling the world with Sue and time spent with his family, of whom he was very proud. Sherm retired to Kingsmill to be an active part of the tennis and golf community. He was also a fan of and contributor to William & Mary “Tribe” Athletics. Sherm also volunteered his time to Sentara Regional Medical Center.

Sherman is survived by his children, Sherman Clough III, and his wife, Jean, Bradley Clough and Carolyn Kilgus, and her husband, David; grandchildren, Ryan, Sarah, Kathryn and Leigh; and his brother, Galen Clough, and his wife, Joyce.

A memorial service will be held at Williamsburg Landing at the Woodhaven Manor Parlor, 5500 Williamsburg Landing Dr., Williamsburg, Va., at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.nelsencares.com.