Clyde Lambert Ireland
Clyde Lambert Ireland
  • March 30, 1929 - January 16, 2018
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Rev. Clyde Lambert Ireland, 88, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Burial will be private in Elmwood Cemetery prior to the service. The family will receive friends following the service in Satterlee Hall. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.
Rev. Ireland passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Born in Columbia, he was a son of the late Clyde Ireland and Hallie Lambert Ireland.
Clyde was a graduate of Dreher High School, the University of South Carolina and Virginia Theological Seminary. He was ordained a priest by the Rt. Rev. Alfred C. Cole in 1955. He served in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina, Diocese of Alabama, Diocese of Texas, Sewanee as Director of Church Relations, and Director of Gravatt Camp and Conference Center until his retirement in 1996. In his retirement, he served St. Thomas, Eastover and taught Religion of the World at USC Aiken.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Betty Jean Ireland; children, Stephen Ireland (Brenda), Marie Aimone, Philip Ireland (Tiffani), and Amy Bresnahan (Pat); seven grandchildren, Michael and Christopher Aimone, Noah, Chloe and Asher Ireland, and Catherine and Christine Bresnahan.
Memorials may be made to Gravatt Conference Center, 1006 Camp Gravatt Road, Aiken, SC 29805.
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