GREENVILLE - Clyde J. Boone, age 78, of Greenville, Ohio, and formerly of New Paris, Ohio, passed away at 2:07 p.m. July 10, 2013, at his residence.
Clyde was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Rocky Mount, Va., to the late John Dempsey and Alice Moetta (King) Boone.
Clyde is survived by his wife, Hazel (Coning) Boone whom he married Dec. 25, 1954; son, Rodney "Rod" Boone of Richmond, Ind.; daughter and son-in-law, Renee and Michael Connell of New Paris, Ohio; grandchildren, Jeremy Boone, Jeff and Kandi Boone, Jennifer Boone and fiancé, Dustin Hecht, David and Lyndie Nilsen and Derek and Kari Ganger; stepgrandchildren, Charmain Vanlandingham and Travis Hurbert; great-grandchildren, Cierra Rosenski, Ethan Boone, Dylan Boone, Yoselin Nilsen, Claire Ganger and Emma Ganger; stepgreat-grandchildren, Ardessa Vanlandingham, Bryce Vanlandingham and Arianna Hurbert; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Betsy Boone of Casstown, Ohio, Claude and Carol Boone of New Lebanon, Ohio, Ralph and Mary Boone of Modesto, Calif., Buren and Karen Boone of Modesto, Calif.; sister and brother-in-law, Pauline and Johnny Brooks of Rocky Mount, Va.; and sisters-in-law, Gladys Sink of Boones Mill, Va., Geneva Boone of Rocky Mount, Va., and Duaine Boone of Roanoke, Va.
In addition to his parents, Clyde is also preceded in death by a son, Joseph E. "Joe" Boone on Nov. 21, 2005; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Boone; and seven brothers and sisters.
Clyde retired after 22 years of service from New Paris Oil, where he was a transport driver. Clyde was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren New Conference Church in West Manchester, Ohio.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Sunday at Prices Creek Old German Baptist Brethren Church, State Route 726, Eldorado, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com