Ely Clyde H. Ely, age 83, of Alliance, passed away at 11:40 p.m., Sunday, October 27, 2013, at his home. He was born September 8, 1930, in Malvern, to Howard and Della (Brand) Ely. Clyde, a 1948 graduate of Alliance High School, also attended Ohio State, Youngstown State and Hawaii Universities. He was a small business owner of self-serve car washes from 1964 to 2001, owned a trucking business from 1956 to 1964, and owner of the Rondavue Night Club in Columbus from 1992 to 1996. Clyde was a Veteran of the United States Navy from 1949 to 1953 having served during the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, June Louise (Teeters) Ely whom he married July 12, 1955; granddaughter, Jamie Ely; brothers, Duain (Marlene) Ely of Uniontown and Arthur (Beverly) Ely of Akron; and 24 nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents, son Lynn Clyde Ely, who died May 1, 2010 and a sister Agnes Skaggs. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013, at CASSADAY-TURKLE-CHRISTIAN FUNERAL HOME, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601 with Chris Dewar, Minister, officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be 1 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Hilliard, Ohio. Friends may register online at www.ctcfuneral.com.
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Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral & Crematory Service
75 S Union Ave
Alliance, OH 44601
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 29, 2013