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“You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God continue to comfort you all. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: SgtMaj Matthew and Tracie Brookshire - CA

“May God Bless and comfort all you at this time of sorrow.Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Paul and Raanel Evans ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Paul &Raanel Evans - CLYDE, NC

“CHOCOLATE!!! This is the best memory we'll have of our friend Clyde. We are thankful Steve was such a blessing to his dad. Our prayers are with the...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Karen & Jadyn Denty - Waynesville, NC

“Dear Mehaffey Family, Many years ago we were neighbors. Even so, we haven't forgotten what kind neighbors you were. We are sadden to learn of...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Tom Chandler and family - NC

“To the family, Our prayers are with you as you face the passing of Mr. Clyde. We enjoyed our visits every Sunday at Autumn Care with Mr. Clyde. May...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Don Bryson - Waynesville, NC

“Steve & Brenda I was very sad to hear about Clyde's passing.My Brittney was very sad..she loved Clyde..she will miss him so much at the nursing home...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jessica Rogers Cothern - NC

“Dee, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's death. Losing a parent is very hard. You and your family are in my prayers. Carolyn Corn ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn Corn - Raleigh, NC

“I have such fond memories of my uncle Clyde and I will miss his sweet smile and laugh. My prayers are with Mae and also with all my cousins. I...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Patty Robinson - Waynesville, NC


Waynesville, Clyde Hampton Mehaffey, age 84, of Pink Dogwood Lane, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at Autumn Care Nursing Home. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Dock and Lois Smathers Mehaffey and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tracy Mehaffey; one granddaughter, Maria Mehaffey, two sisters, Dixie Ensley and Louise Shelton; and one brother, Bud Mehaffey. He was owner of Clyde Mehaffey Concrete and Finishing Company and a member of Balsam Baptist Church. Clyde served in the US Marines during World War II and enjoyed fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mabel Downs Mehaffey; one daughter, Delia "Dee" Sluder and her husband, Dean, of Arden; three sons, Dewey Mehaffey and his wife, Cathy, of the Bethel Community, Billy Mehaffey and his wife, Debbie, of Clyde, and Steve Mehaffey and his wife, Brenda, of Waynesville; one sister, Barbara Anderson and her husband, Roger, of Canton; two brothers, Richard Mehaffey and his wife, Beverly, of Jackson County and James Mehaffey and his wife, Dottie, of Hazelwood; 13 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great granddaughter. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, 2012 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. James G. Mackey officiating. Burial will follow at Ratcliffe Cove Cemetery with military services conducted by VFW Post 5202 and American Legion Post 47. Serving as pallbearers will be Steve and Dean Mehaffey, Jeffrey and Patrick Sluder, Nathan Buchanan and Judd Trull. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

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