Clyde Crossland

Clyde Cleon Crossland, 85, of Laneville, went home to be with his heavenly father March 5, 2013, in Hospice Care of Elkins.

He was born June 2, 1928, in Canaan Valley, a son of the late Nile and Verna Crossland.

He was married to the late Buehlah Crossland, who went to heaven Feb. 27, 2011.

He is survived by two sons, Clyde Crossland of Laneville and Gary and Debbie Crossland of Davis; one very loving daughter, Candy Crossland of Laneville; three grandsons, Gary Crossland of Davis, Jason and Alisha Crossland of Davis and Brian and Leah Crossland of Laneville; one special granddaughter, Brenda Crossland and fiance, Vanya Perlis, of Laneville; three very special great-grandchildren that he loved very much, Joshua Crossland of Davis, Hailey Crossland of Laneville and Alana Perlis of Laneville; and one brother-in-law, Gordon Helmick of Texas.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward, Joyl and an infant, Clarence Crossland; four sisters, Selena Wilfong, Vallie Phillips, Jessie Crossland and an infant, Iva Crossland; and sisters-in-law, Vada Collins and Doris Helmick.

Clyde was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He loved bluegrass and old-time country music. He played many musical instruments. He attended Red Creek Bethel Church of the Brethren in Laneville. He enjoyed his phone calls and visits from his church family and friends. He was s loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed.

Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. today at Hinkle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Red Creek Bethel Church of the Brethren in Laneville with the Rev. John Moyers officiating. Interment will follow in Pennington Cemetery.

Hinkle Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.hinklefuneralhome.com.