Obituaries: Clyde M. Weldon

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Clyde M. Weldon

Mr. Clyde M. Weldon, of Opelika, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family and loved ones. Mr. Weldon was born in Eclectic, AL August 22, 1930. He moved to Lee County in 1942. He served in the military from 1947 to 1965, enlisting in the National Guard, but eventually moving to the Army and achieving 2nd Lt. Highest grade before field grade commission Master Sergeant, serving in Vietnam from 1960- 1962. While in the National Guard, he was permanently employed by the Auburn Police Department, as well as the Sheriff’s Department and the Auburn Campus Police, being accepted as one of the 1st 6th motorcycle police in Auburn, AL. He served as the Lee County Coroner from 1970 to 1977 and also as District Post Commander for VFC and was a member of American Legion. He is preceded in death by wife, Carolyn Trimble; wife, Betty Weldon; daughter, Chris Taylor; parents: Euel C. Weldon and Emma Ausie People; brothers: Elbert Weldon (M.I.A) and James E. Weldon; and sister, Evie Weldon. He is survived by the following children: Tina Holloway (Steve), Geannie Cannon (Henry), Patricia Smith (Jimmy), Doug Carter (Myra) and Joyce Kelley. He is survived by his children: Belinda Fairchild, Robert C. (Lee) Weldon, Debra (Mike) Carlson, Euel C (Charlene) Weldon and Robin (Frank) Dunham; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A celebration of life for the family is to be held at a later date. In Lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Alacare Home Health & Hospice, www. hhhfa.org/.

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