Clyde A. Trumbull

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Trumbull Clyde A. Trumbull, age 81, passed away May 2, 2013. Born November 1, 1931. Longtime resident of Lake Candlewood, Mt. Gilead, OH. Retired Columbus Public High School Administrator. He taught at Jackson Township Pickaway County School, Salt Creek Township Pickaway County School, Beery Junior High, Marion Franklin School, Eastmoor High School. Attended Roosevelt Junior High, South High School class of 1950, Otterbein College BS in Education 1950-1954, The Ohio State University 1963 M.A. in Education-Secondary Administration. Veteran U.S. Army PFC 1st Class 1954-1956. Life member Ohio Education Association 1963, Ohio Teachers Association 1986, The Ohio State Alumni Association 1986, South Optimist Club, President 1983 and Governor 1981-82. Member Central Ohio Home Plate Club, President 1985, Mayors Community Achievement Award 1982. He was the Columbus Ohio Administrator of the Year 1984. Clyde was a 10 letter three sport athlete at South High School who went on to letter in both basketball and baseball at Otterbein College. He was active in coaching at the Pickaway County Schools systems and at Beery Junior High was the City League baseball title co-champs in 1964 and the City League Champs in 1965. He remained active in sports through softball in the many leagues at Berliner into his 50's. He then took up the frustrating sport of golf and enjoyed the Optimist Golf leagues and playing golf with his friends from Candlewood. He always had time to give to others as his time spent with the South Columbus Optimist club he was involved in numerous activities for the youth of the south side. He will be sorely missed not only for his participation in his charitable actions but also for his always making others feel better whenever he was around. Preceded in death by wives Patricia A. Trumbull, Sandy (Cline Morrison) Trumbull, parents Crawford Austin and Mary Estella Trumbull, and daughter Sharon Lynn Trumbull. Survived by sons, Stephen (Donald Antonellis) Trumbull, David (Sheri) Trumbull; granddaughter, Amy (Robert) Rowlette; great grandson, Robert Rowlette IV; sister, Marylou Havens; brother, Tom (Sandra) Trumbull; special friends, Joan McGargish and Charlie; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended loving family of step-daughters and grandchildren; step-daughters, Roxanne (Kevin) Karnes, Stacey (Ray) Hopkins, Suzanna Nicole (Mike) Smith; step-grandchildren, Chad Karnes, Madison, Mackenzie, Mallory, and Megan Smith. Friends may call Sunday 2-5 p.m. EVANS FUNERAL HOME 4171 E. Livingston Ave. where funeral service will be held Monday 1 p.m. Dr. William L. Snider officiating. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to the South Columbus Optimist Club. www.evansfuneralhome.net
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Evans Funeral Home
4171 East Livingston Avenue Columbus, OH 43227
(614) 237-2553
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 4 to May 5, 2013
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