LINCOLN – Clyde M. Hurd, 90, passed away Aug. 14, 2013 at a Lincoln health care facility. He was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Enfield, the son of Irving and Inez (Whittier) Hurd.
He was educated in Enfield and Lincoln schools, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He married Myra Fleming, Oct. 18, 1947, and they enjoyed 58 years of marriage. He worked as a machine tender at Lincoln Pulp & Paper for many years and retired from there. Clyde enjoyed the simple things in life. He and Myra enjoyed going for rides in the country and traveling throughout Maine. He enjoyed being at camp on Cambolasse Pond. He built the camp himself, as he did his own home. He enjoyed his pets and tending his garden.
He is survived by three children, Garland Hurd, Carroll Hurd and his wife, Karen, and Dawn and her husband, Brent Lyons; two grandchildren, Carrie and her husband, Clay Enos, and Christopher Hurd and his wife, Kristin; three great-grandchildren, Elodie and Emmeline Enos and Kylie Hurd; three “special grandchildren,” Kristopher, Suzanne, and Ashlee Lowell; and a special niece, LeeAnn Rowell; three brothers-in-law, George Fleming, LeRoy Fleming and his wife, Carol, and Barney Morrison and his wife, Joyce. In addition to his wife and his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Beverly Morrison and Mary Etta Rosebush.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln. A graveside service, with full military honors, will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Lincoln Cemetery with the Rev. Darrell Joiner officiating. There will be a reception at the funeral home, after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Cancer Care of Maine, Penobscot Valley Humane Society, or a charity of choice. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.