Clyde Samuel Ireland

Published 9:07 am Sunday, May 13, 2018

Mr. Clyde Samuel Ireland, 91, of Liberty Church Road,  Mocksville, died on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Yadkin Nursing Care Center.

He was born July 15, 1926, in Yadkin County to the late Jay and Tossie Booe Ireland. Mr. Ireland retired from the NC Department of Transportation and was a tobacco farmer. He was loved by his family and community. He also enjoyed selling with his wife at flea markets.

He was preceded in death by: his wife, Mary Magdalene Potts Ireland; a son, Kenneth Ireland; a grandson, Darren Ireland; 3 sisters; and 2 brothers.

Survivors: his sons, Wayne Ireland (Sue) of Mocksville, Roger Ireland (Myra) of Cleveland, Bobby Ireland (Jean) of Hamptonville, and Dale Ireland of Mocksville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great­grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 13 at Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Greg McEwen and Richard Odom officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: charity of the donor’s choice.