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Clyde Eldridge Williams Jr.

March 8, 1939 — June 11, 2023

Clyde Eldridge Williams Jr.

 

Clyde Eldridge Williams Jr., 84, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2023, at his home with his loving wife by his side. He was born March 8, 1939, in Henderson, to the late Clyde Eldridge Sr and Evelyn (Todd) Williams. Clyde was a member of Wesleyan Heights United Methodist Church. He was an Army Veteran, stationed at Menwith Hill in England from 1960-1963. Clyde retired from Alcoa after 9 years as a tool and die maker. He and Marilyn shared 27 years of happiness and adventure. Clyde enjoyed traveling, camping, and watching his grandchildren’s ballgames. He was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and had a great knowledge of baseball trivia.

 

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Marilyn (Martin) Gabbert Williams; children, Sharyl Market of Nashville, TN, Barry Williams of Henderson, and Kathy Williams of Henderson; grandchildren, Drew Williams (Jessica) of Henderson, Lauren Fruit (Alex) of Corydon, Taylor Market (Annalise) of Rockport, IN, Kyle Market (Haley) of Rockport, Connor Market of Rockport, Blake Williams (Tyler) of Henderson, and Nic Williams, of Henderson; the mother of his children, Karol Fletcher Williams, of Henderson; stepdaughter, Sandra Wathen (Darrell); step-grandchildren, Jennifer Wathen, Chris Wathen (Samantha) and Mark Wathen (Felicia) all of Owensboro; five great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

 

The funeral service for Clyde will be 2 PM Thursday, June 15, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 10 AM until time of service. Burial will follow in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Wesleyan Heights United Methodist Church, 1215 Scherm Rd, Owensboro, KY 42301.

 

Memories and condolences for the family of Clyde may be left at www.glenncares.com

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Visitation

Thursday, June 15, 2023

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 15, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Thursday, June 15, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Owensboro Memorial Gardens

5050 KY-144, Owensboro, KY 42303

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