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Clyde A. Higbee

May 18, 1947 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Clyde A. Higbee, 74 of Scottdale, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, April 13, 2022 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, while being comforted by his family.

He was born May 18, 1947 in Brownsville, the son of the late Clyde Martin and Virginia Fern Higbee.

Clyde was a graduate of Southmoreland High School. He was a former employee of U.S. Steel Clairton Works with 35 years of service as a Foreman on B Battery.

He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam for 3 years with HQ Co 3rd Battalion,  Fourth AIT BDE USATC while attaining the Rank of E-5. He was awarded the Viet-Nam Service Medal with 3 Bars and the Good Conduct Medal. Clyde was proud to have his name inscribed on the Memorial Plaque at the Scottdale Veterans Memorial.

Clyde always cared for others in a variety of ways. He also donated to the Disabled American Vets and the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Clyde is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,

His Loving Children:

Carrie A. Higbee of Scottdale

Robert T. Higbee and wife Victoria of Norvelt

His Grandchildren:

Benjamin R. Higbee, Olivia Jennifer Higbee and Baby Noah Christopher Higbee to be born in July.

His Brothers:

Gary Higbee of Tennessee

Martin Higbee of Ohio

His Sister-In-Law:

Jane Scott and husband Michael of Scottdale

Cathy Forquer and husband Michael of Connellsville

His Caregiver and friend, Bill Bando of Scottdale

His Yorkshire Terrier Canine Companion, Cuddles

His Nieces and Nephews

 

In addition to his parents, Clyde was preceded in death by:

His Wife, Judith A. Glovola Higbee (Sept. 16, 2009)

His Daughter: Jennifer L. Higbee (May 20, 2017)

His Infant Son: Scott A. Higbee

His Mother-in-Law: Mary J. Sikon Glovola (Jan. 16, 2021)

Clyde’s family will greet friends Monday from 9AM – 10:45AM from in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Pa. 15683, with his Funeral Liturgy to be held at 11AM in the Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Sikon, Celebrant. The Scottdale Everson Veterans Association will perform Full Military Honors at 10:45am in the Funeral Home.

Committal Services and Interment will follow in St. Joseph Parish Cemetery, Everson.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 18, 2022

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Connellsville, Ohio, Scottdale, Tennessee

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