Clyde R. “The Ole Professor” Fogle

Clyde R. “The Ole Professor” Fogle

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 31 Jan 1992 (aged 81)
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 125498629 · View Source
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Clyde was born in Lore City, Ohio. He was the son of the late Rufus and Elta Mae (Rich) Fogle
He was self employed as a watchmaker and musician and had been owner and operator of Valley View Park, Hellam, York County in the 1960s. He ran the park after the passing of Luther "Shorty" Fincher.

He was a great fiddle player.
He played with the Shorty and Sallie Fincher group called The Prairie Pals, and the North Carolina Ridge Runners, Wheeling, West Virginia, Jamboree and was part of the Blue Grass Gospel Train which was recorded in Nashville, Tenn.
Also he had been a music instructor for Wilcox School of Music Service to the Blind.

He was a member of the American Legion, Red Lion Post, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Red Lion Post and the Musicians Union.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. 8th Army Air Corps as a radio operator and marksman. He received the World War II Victory Medal. He attended Cape Horn Road Church.

He was survived by a daughter Nancy Y. Fogle Larkin of Red Lion; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Stillons of Lore City, Ohio, and Mary Martha Polasak of Cambridge, Ohio; and a brother, Miley Fogle of Sarasota, Florida.


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  • Created by: Audrey LeRew
  • Added: 22 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125498629
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clyde R. “The Ole Professor” Fogle (27 Sep 1910–31 Jan 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125498629, citing Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Audrey LeRew (contributor 46986765) .