Alden Geer Valentine, 87, of Clemson passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Oconee Memorial Hospital in Seneca, SC.
Alden was born in Hartford, CT, a son of the late Henry Woodhouse and Louise Clark Valentine. He was a 1955 graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Following his retirement from AT&T in Atlanta, he and his wife moved to Keowee Key in Oconee County, SC where he lived until he moved to Clemson. He was a very active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Clemson where he sang in the choir and served as sexton for the St. Paul's Episcopal Churchyard in Pendleton for many years. He loved travel, hiking, but most especially gardening.
Alden was a US Navy Veteran and following his active duty served in the US Navy Reserves and retired as Commander in 1976.
Surviving are two daughters, Susan Valentine of Asheville, NC and Karen and her husband Dan Morgan of Woodstock, VT.
In addition to his parents and his wife Judith Riefstahl Valentine, Alden was predeceased by brothers, Robert and Elliott Valentine; and a sister, Natalie Ricci.
Private graveside services will be held for the family.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, facial coverings will be required and social distancing protocols will be observed.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Pendleton, SC or The Nature Conservancy.
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