|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1916|
|Death: ||Jan. 27, 2008|
Ernest R. Aye, 91, of Clovis, New Mexico died Sunday, January 27, 2008, at his home in Clovis, New Mexico. Ernie was born April 3, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa to Raymond E. and Bertha Shiefield Aye.
He graduated from Parker High School in 1936. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 ? 1945 during World War II. He was stationed in England and France and was stationed in Japan during the Korean War. While stationed at Clovis Air Force Base, he married Norene M. Moore November 2, 1953, at the Base Chapel. He retired from the Air Force in 1963, and was employed at Clovis Memorial Hospital from 1964 to 1978. He also worked at Plains Regional Medical Center for a year.
He volunteered in Little League baseball, football and basketball and was an official in all sports. He was a member of the Clovis Masonic Lodge #40 A. F. & A. M. for over forty years and was Master in 1989. He was a member of the Eagles #3245 and also a lifetime member of VFW Post #3280.
He is survived by his brother-in-law, James P. Moore of Clovis, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his wife and his son, Sammy Aye.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2008, at Steed-Todd Chapel in Clovis, New Mexico with Pastor Dean Turvaville officiating.
Honorary casket bearers will be members of VFW Post #3280, Eagles #3245, Clovis Masonic Lodge #40, Harold Ray Cast and Tony Ryan.
Cremation has taken place. Inerment will be at a later date at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens.
Published in the Clovis News Journal and the Portales News-Tribune from 1/30/2008 - 1/31/2008.
Norene Aye (1926 - 2003)*
Sammy Lee Aye (1960 - 2007)*
TSGT US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II KOREA
Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens Cemetery
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Garden of Christus
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24281103
Rest in peace, Brother.|
Added: Sep. 14, 2008