Clyde Weldon McCrary, 83, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo.
Clyde was born Friday, April 2, 1926 in Clarendon, Texas to Jesse and DoraLee (Junior) McCrary. He served in the United States Navy during WWII and was a carpenter before retiring. He married Margie Ann Shults in August of 1950 in Colorado. He was devoted to family, church and community and served in positions such as Justice of the Peace and Firefighter, to name a few.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Margie in March 2008, his daughter Jody Qualls in 2006, as well as his parents and 7 sisters and brothers.
He is survived by three sons, Michael McCrary of Colorado, Patrick McCrary & wife Nan of Amarillo, and Rev. Timothy McCrary & wife Linda of Kansas; three daughters, Linda Achen of Colorado, Nancy Jordan of Colorado and Judy Summit of Amarillo; 19 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 2:00 Saturday, January 16, 2010 at First United Methodist Church in Fritch with Rev. Charlie Johnson officiating and burial of cremains at Westlawn Memorial Cemetery following.
Immediately following the graveside service, the family will be receiving friends at James & Kellie Qualls, 505 Cowboy Lane in Fritch.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Amarillo Alzheimer’s Association, 415 W 8th Ave., Suite 300, Amarillo, TX 79101
He will be laid to rest this Saturday, 01/16/10.
Uncle Clyde was known and loved by many in the Berthoud community.