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CLARENCE PETE PINKERTON JR., 73, formerly of Hamlin, W.Va., died July 20, 2020. Memorial service will be noon Sept. 18 at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin; inurnment at Fairview Memory Gardens, Hamlin. Visitation will be one hour before service Friday at the funeral home. 

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