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“I am deeply saddened to hear of Clyde passing. You take for granted that the people you know and care about will always be here, until they're not...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Marilyn Oliver (Fouty) - Jackson, OH

“So sorry & saddened to hear of Clyde's passing.I have good memories of Clyde from my childhood & early adulthood when he visited Kentucky.I wanted to...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley White - Prestonsburg, KY

“Thinking of all family and friends during this time. He sure was loved by many. Keeping you all in my prayers - God Bless. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Megan Clouser - OH

“Jody,I'm so sorry to hear about your father passing away. May God wrap his loving arms around you and your family at this difficult time and give you...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Davis - Hamden, OH

“Clyde was a very special person and will be greatly missed by our family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Love to all!! ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Watts - Hindman, KY

“May you feel the presence of the Lord today and each day ahead. love and prayers Rodney and Kristina ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Kristina and Rodney Cartwright - OH

“I will miss you uncle Clyde although I have been busy and haven't had the chance to see you I know you are watching from above. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Gabriel Mawson - Family

“I'm so sorry to hear of Clydes Passing. I give All my Love and Prayers to his family members, and may The Lords Kindness be with you during this sad...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Vickie Gose-Evans - Franklin, OH

“Rip my friend !uzzhc ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Chris Boyer - Wellston, OH

“So sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Tammy Ellis - Pecks Mill, WV


Clyde Smith, age 69, of Wellston, passed away peacefully Friday, February 17, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. He was born February 20, 1947 in Knott County, Kentucky, son of the late Edgar Smith and Nancy Lee Triplett Smith. Clyde was drafted into the United States Army during the Vietnam era. Following his military service, Clyde went on to become an operating engineer with Local Union #18. As an avid lover of motorsports, Clyde loved to rebuild engines and transmissions, especially while working alongside his lifelong friend, Paul Stewart. He will be sorrowfully missed by all of his family and friends. Clyde was the cherished father of Jody Wilkett of Wellston, Sheree Cordle of Portsmouth and Wayne Smith (Tammy) of Oak Hill. He is also survived by his grandsons, Cody Wilkett, Austin Wilkett and Lucas Smith; great-grandson, Hayden Downing; siblings, Dema Rodgers, Joyce Stapleton, Inas Susler, Linda Cook and Ellen Blankenship (Russ), along with several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Clyde was preceded in death by his sweetheart and wife, Marilyn K. Phillips Smith in 2006; brother, Paul Smith and infant sister, Lucille. Calling hours will be Monday from 5 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Tuesday at 1 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Butch Cooper officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

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Mt. Carmel Cemetery

Mulga Road Wellston, OH 45692