- August 12, 1931 - March 10, 2009
- Newport, Rhode Island
of Clarie's Passing
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“To The Family of Larry,
I've know Larry for quite a few years and he was always a gentleman and he always had something to say that made you feel...Read More »
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“I used to work at Fleet Bank/Bank of America in Newport. I loved seeing Mr. Toppins every time he came in. He always made me smile. I will surely...Read More »
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“Sending my condolences to the Toppins Family.
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4 of 6 | Posted by: Mr.&Mrs. James Baldwin, Sr. & Family - MD
“Larry was a wonderful man. I had the pleasure of working with Larry.He was a one of a kind. So sorry for your loss
5 of 6 | Posted by: Maryanne manley - middletown, RI
“Denise I'm so sorry for your loss. Your dad was such a big part of our lives, we love him and will miss him dearly.
Monica, Vlad and Jack
6 of 6 | Posted by: Monica Ramsey - Middletown, RI
Newport, RI - Clarie Toppins, 77, of 27 Burnside Avenue, Newport, RI, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at Newport Hospital, Newport, RI.
He was the husband of the late Edith (Ketter) Toppins.
Born in New Holland, NC on August 12, 1931, he was the son of the late Edwin and Maggie (Patterson) Toppins.
Mr. Toppins worked as a custodian for Sodexho Corp for 13 years, retiring in 1991. He also worked for many years at Del Nero's Cleaners and for Waste Management. He was a member of Community Baptist Church, where he also served on the usher board.
He is survived by his children, Larry Toppins of Richmond, VA, Pamela Toppins of Portsmouth, VA and Denise Toppins of Newport, RI, his brother James Ray Toppins of New Church, VA and his sisters Mary Clarke of Jamaica, NY and Sara Williams of Baltimore, MD.
He was the brother of the late Edwin Toppins, Bernie Toppins and Margaret Toppins.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 1:00 pm in Community Baptist Church, 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard, Newport.
Burial will be private.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 13, 2009, from 6-8 in the Community Baptist Church.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Community Baptist Church School, 50 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard, Newport, RI 02840.