Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

January 2, 2014
Clyde Child

Clyde Rawson Child, 81, passed away peacefully on Dec. 28, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. He was born Nov. 13,1932 in Bluewater, N.M., to Elman Taylor and Ruth Elizabeth (Bates) Child. After high school, Clyde enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He was honorably discharged after being injured while on R&R. On Aug. 27, 1954, he married Carma Joyce Jackson in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they had two sons and two daughters. Clyde had various jobs; three of his favorites being mechanic, machinist, and carpenter. He loved the outdoors, especially trapping with his friends. Clyde is survived by his wife; children Randy (Cinda), Kent (Shauna), Shelly, and Estelle (Therron); siblings Grant, Beverly, and Darrell; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death are his parents and siblings Tess, Larry, Afton, and Donna. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Vernon LDS Church. Friends may call prior to the funeral services from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Vernon Cemetery.

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