Clyde J Rost

Clyde J Rost

Summerdale, Baldwin County, Alabama, USA
Death 6 Aug 2014 (aged 91)
Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida, USA
Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot Apostle Garden
Memorial ID 134196829 · View Source
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Clyde J. Rost, 91, of Milton, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

He was born on November 19, 1922, in Summerdale, Alabama to the late Elmer Frank, of Sullivan, Indiana and Mable Frances Armantrout Rost, of Chicago, Illinois; he was one of seven children. He had resided in the Pensacola area since 1968 after retiring from the Army.

Clyde served three years in the United States Navy prior to transferring to the United States Army where he served his country honorably and retired after over 21 years of service as a Chief Warrant Officer 4. His military career spanned WWII, Korea and Viet Nam. He was stationed in many overseas duty stations, including Germany (six years), Korea and Japan (three years). His medals included the Victory Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon,(2) Bronze Stars, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon,(2) Bronze Stars and the American Area Ribbon. After his retirement, he enrolled at Pensacola Junior College and earned an Associate’s Degree in Computer Programming. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of the McKinnonville Hunting Club. Clyde also enjoyed traveling. A “jack of all trades”, if he could not fix it, it could not be fixed. Clyde will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Preceded in death is his wife, June E. Rost who passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012; son, Roland “Jim” Rost, died on May 21, 1999; brothers, Charles, William, George and Edwin Rost and a sister, Eleanor Smith.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Elaine A. Collier; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lucile Feldt.

The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home until services begin at 2:00 p.m.

Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.
Pensacola Memorial Obituaries 8/11/2014

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