Clyde W. Williams was born near Pyletown, Mo., on March 9, 1924. He spent his youth in Stoddard County. He moved to Michigan as a young man and lived in Auburn Hills, Mich. He was the son of Floyd and Myrtle Williams. He died Sept. 15, 2012, at the age of 88.
He was married to Jewel Goff in 1948. She died in 2005. They had three children, Weldon, Ron, and the late Brenda Williams. He had four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was a brother to Ruth Millington of Advance, Mo., and the late Mildred Williams. He was buried on Sept. 19, 2012, in Pontiac, Mich.
Pixley Funeral Home of Auburn, Mich., was in charge of all arrangements.