Clyde Kerns

October 6, 1933 - March 5, 2019
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Clyde E. Kerns, 85, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a brief illness.

Born in Dover, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Evelyn L. Osgood Kerns and was a 1951 graduate of New Philadelphia High School. Clyde was a U.S. Army veteran where he served…

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Clyde E. Kerns, 85, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a brief illness.

Born in Dover, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Evelyn L. Osgood Kerns and was a 1951 graduate of New Philadelphia High School. Clyde was a U.S. Army veteran where he served as a helicopter mechanic and was also the former owner and operator of Star Oil Field Construction. Clyde was a man with many hobbies, which included raising beagles and rabbit hunting, woodworking, spending time outdoors looking at wildlife, golfing and bowling. He also was a member of the New Philadelphia Elks #510, and the New Philadelphia Moose.

Surviving are his daughters, Vicky Kerns and her companion, John McDonald, of East Canton and Valli (Lawrence) McDonald of New Philadelphia; a granddaughter, Angel (Jody) Jones; three great-grandchildren, Quinton, Jeremiah and Alana Jones; his companion, Dola Eckert of Mineral City; and a brother, Glen Kerns of Navarre.

Clyde was preceded in death by his wife, the late Laura Kerns and a grandson, Dustin McDonald.

In keeping with his wishes, Clyde is to be cremated through the care of Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory and no visitation or services will be observed. The Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia is handling the arrangements.

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In keeping with his wishes, Clyde is to be cremated through the care of Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory and no visitation or services will be observed.


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Born: October 6, 1933
Died: March 5, 2019

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Marjean Watson Cunningham posted on 3/11/19

Vicky and Valli, So, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. He was a sweet kind man. I will always cherish the memories of our childhood of which your parents were a part. May God be with you and bring you comfort in this time of sorrow. Love and hugs to you both.

 

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