Services for Clyde E. Still, 80, of Jefferson, formerly of Kilgore will be Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Ten O’clock in the Morning at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Randy Sceroler officiating. Burial will follow at Danville Cemetery in Kilgore. Mr. Still passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012, at his home in Jefferson, TX.
Mr. Still was born on December 20, 1931 to the late Sammie L. Still and Minnie Lee Still Gebhart in Longview, TX. He married Helen Jane Bohannon in 1948 and they lived together in Kilgore and Big Sandy, before relocating to Jefferson in 1986. He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator until his retirement. When not tending his garden, Clyde enjoyed fishing from his boat on the Little Cypress Bayou or in the woods deer hunting and spending time with family and friends. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and attended Bethel Baptist Church in Jefferson. He will be missed by all his loving family and friends.
He is survived by two daughters and son-in-law Sandy and Ronnie Strong of Henderson and Brenda McWilliams and friend Lou Anne Smoot of Tyler; daughter-in-law Tina Still of Harmony; brother Charles Still of Big Sandy; grandchildren Alan Layne of Henderson, Gena Doss and Scott of Kyle, Mark Layne of Henderson, Glen McWilliams of Houston, Grant McWilliams of The Woodlands and Rudd G. Still of Harmony; three great grandchildren Rhett, Reef and Roxli Doss of Kyle as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many other loving family members and friends who affectionately called him “Uncle Bubba”.
Mr. Still is preceded in death by his parents and loving wife of 61 years Helen Still who passed away in 2009, his only son, Rudd Edward Still, and two sisters, Frances Hebron and Geneva Edney.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Rader Funeral Home between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas, or Heart to Heart Hospice, 100 W. Hawkins Pkwy., Suite A, Longview, TX, 75605.