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Clyde D Smith died June 22, 2017 at his home in Rotonda West, Florida. Clyde was the son of Myrtle (Clark) and Gregg Smith. He was born on December 16, 1927 in Hamilton County, Illinois. On October 12, 1949, he married Kathlyn "Kay" Keaton in Morganfield, Kentucky. On September 4, 1951, their son Michael was born. Michael is a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina. Kay and Clyde lived for many years in Carmi, Illinois. They moved to Rotonda West, Florida. He is survived by his son, Michael, sister-in-law, Janet and Norm Miller of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; and newphew, Dan Murta and wife Robbie of Great Bend, Kansas. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Kay, his parents and only sister, Juanita Murta. He was a member of the Gulf Cove Methodist Church in Port Charlotte, Florida. Clyde retired as a technical advisor for Halliburton Services in 1990. He was an avid fisherman. Clyde's memorial was June 29, 2017 at the the Gulf Cove United Methodist Church in Port Charlotte, Florida. Memorials may be made to Gulf Cove United Methodist Church, 1100 McCall Road, Port Charlotte, Florida 33981 or Suncoast Humane Society, 6781 San Casa Drive, Englewood, Floriad 34224.
Published on July 6, 2017
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