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Clyde R. Dames Jr.

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Clyde R. Dames Jr. Obituary
Dames, Jr., Clyde R.
1923 - 2017
Clyde R. Dames, Jr., age 94, born on June 6, 1923 in Cleveland, OH, died Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Sanctuary at Tuttle Crossing. He was a longtime resident of Columbus and in recent years had resided in Springfield at the Ohio Masonic Community. A veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, WW II, England, and retired Special Representative of the Ohio Manufacturers Association. Clyde was a 70 year member of Magnolia Lodge No. 20, F&AM, longtime member of Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, and Aladdin Shrine; where he served as Charter Commander of the Legion of Honor. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post 2398 and American Legion Post 239. He was also a charter member of the Air Force Museum Foundation and a member of Kentucky Colonel. Graduate of North High School and member of the Old North High Club. Preceded in death by wife of 68 years, Marjorie, parents Clyde R. and Thelma (Brown) Dames, Sr. Survived by daughters, Sharon (Robert) Copeland of Columbus and Kay Ellen (Tom) McNeal, Lancaster, CA; grandchildren, Sean (Heather) Deishley of Las Vegas, NV and Nicol Gerstein of Lancaster, CA; great-grandchildren, Stephen Platts, Ciara and Mackenzie Gerstein; great-great granddaughter, Scarlett; sister, Lynne (Charles) Scaravilli; numerous nieces and nephews; and faithful dog, Chloe. Special thank you to Kindred Hospice and the Sanctuary at Tuttle Crossing for their loving care. The family will receive friends at the RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Monday, November 13, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Masonic Service 1 p.m. and funeral to follow. Fr. John Shump, officiating. Interment Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229 or the Capital City Humane Society, 3015 Scioto Darby Executive Ct., Hilliard, OH 43026. To leave a condolence for the family please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 10, 2017
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