In memory of
H. Leon Clyde
Aug. 6, 1940 ~ Jan. 4, 2017 H. Leon Clyde, born 6 August 1940 passed away on 4 January 2017. He was proceeded in death by his beloved wife: Aartje (Aty) Vanderhooft, his parents: William R. Clyde and Hazel Savage; brother Russell Clyde and sister Joan Whicker. He is survived by his six children; Ailene O'Byrne (Clarke), Johanna Miner (Sheldon), Harold Clyde (Tamlynn), Tanya Syme (Roy), Michael Clyde (Joanne) and Ben Clyde; five brothers and sisters: Marietta Young (Norman), Dale Clyde (Ellen), Steve Clyde (Pam), Helene Arnett (Larry) and Warren Clyde (Cindy), 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Leon was a member of the Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he humbly served in many callings including a Stake Missionary, Scoutmaster, Branch President of the Pontiac, Illinois Branch and temple worker. He volunteered numerous hours helping others plant gardens, budget their finances and anything else that needed to be done. A graduate of the University of Utah (BS '64), a CMA and CPA, he retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company after over 30+ years of service. After retiring, he returned to Springville, Utah where he lovingly cared for his wife and helped care for his parents. He was an avid gardener, woodworker and bicyclist. He will be remembered as a kind and generous man who always saw the best in people. A special thanks to his daughter Johanna, his brother Dale and sister Marietta for their devotion and unselfish help during the last few years of his life. A viewing will be held on Friday, January 13th from 6-8 p.m. at the Wheeler Mortuary, 211 E 200 S, Springville, Utah. Funeral services will be held at the LDS Chapel at 55 N Main St., Springville at 11:00am on Saturday January 14th with a viewing one hour prior. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah. Condolences may be sent at www.wheelermortuaries.com
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