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
Stephen (Mary) Clyde
Grandchildren Jessica (Clay Burke) Clyde
Elan Joseph Jimenez
Katelyn (Michael) Cipolla
Megan (Ross) Whimpey
Jacob (Allison Connelly) Clyde
2 great-grandsons Jackson and Jacob Cipolla
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.