Born November 27, 1939 and died Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his home. Dad is now with our mom Argentine Neal in heaven. He leaves their 3 children Renee Hyatt, Clyde W. "Buddy" Neal, III, & Sonya Neal; 5 grandchildren Julian McIntosh, Andrew & John Carl Hyatt, and Danielle & Brodey Neal; and 1 great-grandchild Iyanna Jones; as well as many beloved family members & dear friends. Clyde was born in Bradenton and was raised in Myakka City with his mother and father, Sarah Jane Hendry and Clyde W. Neal, Sr. of Miami, FL. Sarah married Oscar Taylor of Jasper, FL at a later date. He always referred to Oscar as "My Daddy". He was baptized at the age of 12 in the Manatee River and went to Samoset Church of God. He attended Manatee High School; served in the U.S. National Guard; and was employed by Florida Power & Light Co. all of his working life. Clyde always had a love of nature and being outdoors. He was humble and had a strong faith; lived out that faith in the way he loved and raised his family; and gave and helped others out throughout his life. Services to celebrate Clyde's life will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at RiverLife Church, 1012 57th St. E., Bradenton, FL 34208. www.GriffithCline.com
Griffith Cline Funeral Home
720 Manatee Ave. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 24, 2016