William Clyde
William Clyde
William Clyde
William Clyde
William Clyde
William Clyde

Obituary of William H. Clyde

William H. Clyde age 89, passed away after a short illness but a long beautiful life.

Friends may attend a memorial service on Monday July 1, 2019, 7pm at Geneva Presbyterian Church. Burial will be held Tuesday July 2, at Noon in Whitney Cemetery.

It is requested that memorial contributions be made to the Adirondack Council 103 Hand Ave. Suite 3 PO Box D-2 Elizabethtown, NY 12932 or Geneva Presbyterian Church 24 Park Place Geneva, NY 14456.

Bill was born on May 19, 1930 in Syracuse, NY, a classic gentleman and friend to all. Bill was a truck driver for 65 years, finally retiring at the age of 85. He was a lifetime athlete from high school, playing golf and bowling up until May. He bowled a 300 game and made a hole in one. Everything he did was with great pride. Bill had many friends and a larger than life handshake. He was always making everyone smile with his quick wit and sense of humor. He enjoyed many things in life,  his family was number one, the New York Yankees, country music, the Adirondacks and dancing. He was a master craftsman/woodworker making many beautiful pieces that will be cherished by family for many years to come.

He is survived by wife Carol Davids

3 children William (Jacquie Jantzen) Clyde

Cynthia Michalak

Stephen (Mary) Clyde

Grandchildren Jessica (Clay Burke) Clyde

Elan Joseph Jimenez

Katelyn (Michael) Cipolla

Megan (Ross) Whimpey

Jacob (Allison Connelly) Clyde

Nathan Michalak

2 great-grandsons Jackson and Jacob Cipolla

4 step-children

Cheryl (Hank) Sandlas

Bob (Kelly) Davids

Sue (Peter) Arseneault

Al (Carrie) Davids

9 step grandchildren and 4 step great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his first wife of 63 years Dorothea Clyde

Granddaughters Sarah and Carrie

Sister Nancy and brother Wayne.