Alexander - Clyde Dockery, 83, of Alexander, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012.
Mr. Dockery was born September 9, 1929 in Madison County to the late Troy and Emmie Dockery.
Clyde was a veteran of the United States Army
serving during the Korean Conflict
where he received numerous medals. He was also a member of Patton Cove Church.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Bruce Dockery.
He is survived by his loving wife, Covie Dockery; sons, James Dockery (Judy) of Swannanoa and Bryon Dockery (Natalie) of Spruce Pine; grandchildren, Bruce Dockery (Tami), Billy Maynar (Lisa), Bryana Dockery, Jeffrey Willett, and Kim Dockery; great grandchild, Jaxson Maynar and five sisters.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 12:00 noon in the Chapel of Harwood Home for Funerals. Burial will be at 2:00 pm at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.
Arrangements are in the care of Harwood Home for Funerals, 828-669-2977.www.harwoodhomeforfunerals.com