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FUSSELL Clyde Fussell, age 89, died at his residence at Camellia Gardens in Thomasville, Georgia, on July 6, 2013. He was born September 17, 1923, in Douglas, Georgia, to the late Henry and Laura Fussell. Clyde spent four years overseas as a soldier in the United States Army serving his country during World War II. Upon his return from Germany he married Evelyn Sullivan of Tifton, Georgia. They moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1952 where they became long-time residents. He was the proud father of four children. He retired after more than 30 years service as a sheet metal mechanic. After Evelyn's death in February 1985 he later remarried Vivian Sweat of Jacksonville, Florida. He enjoyed his work, his family time and his membership in his church. In February of 2004, Clyde moved from Jacksonville to take up permanent residence in Thomasville, GA to be near his daughter and son-in-law. As an avid fisherman and active member of the Thomasville New Covenant Church, he quickly became part of the community. He will be long remembered by his many friends for his humor and friendly and funny personality. Clyde is survived by three of his children, his daughters Clydine Yarbrough of Cape Coral, Florida, Sandra K. Dixon of Thomasville, Georgia, and his son Kenneth C. Fussell, of North Carolina; his seven grandchildren, Michelle, Chad, Clint, Brad, K.C., Chris and Gary; his five great grandchildren, Dylan, Taylor, Jayden, Kailyn and Leah. His is also survived by one of his five brothers, Junior and two of his sisters; Margarite and Allowee. He was preceded in death by both of his wives Evelyn Fussell and Vivian Fussell; his daughter Eleanor Wofford; and his father and mother, Henry and Laura Fussell. The family visitation to greet friends will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Hardage-Giddens Edgewood Funeral Home, 729 South Edgewood Ave, Jacksonville, Florida. Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in the Chapel of Hardage-Giddens Edgewood Funeral Home. Burial will follow to Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery, Orange Park, Florida. The family requests you send flowers and condolences to the Funeral Home. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Published in the Florida Times-Union on July 7, 2013
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