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Graveside services for Clyde Olney LeNoir, Jr. will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery. Don Wheeler will officiate, with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. LeNoir, age 85, of Meridian, passed away May 20, 2017 at Rush Hospital.
Clyde was born September 3, 1931 in Mt. Sterling, Alabama to Clyde Onley LeNoir, Sr. and Mary Bruister Nettles. He was a graduate of Choctaw County High School and attended Livingston University, Delta State University, and Vanderbilt University. Clyde served his country honorably in the US Navy during the Korean War as a communications officer in the Underwater Demolition Team (UDTs).
He is survived by his son, Thomas J. Joey LeNoir and his wife, Julie, of Vestavia Hills, AL and daughter-in-law, Carol W. LeNoir, of Meridian; seven grandchildren, Jessica Lynn LeNoir, of Meridian, Kennedy Alexandra LeNoir, of Nashville, TN, Dennis Anthony LeNoir, II, of Meridian, and Elizabeth Kate LeNoir, Noah Joseph LeNoir, Mary Natalie LeNoir and Hannah Grace LeNoir, all of Vestavia Hills, AL, and great-grandchild, Makinley Claire May, of Meridian.
He was preceded in death by sons, Clyde Olney Butch LeNoir, III and Dennis Anthony LeNoir, and his parents.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to American Cancer Society.
Pallbearers will be Noah LeNoir, Dennis LeNoir, Jeff Deavours, Ricky Fleming, Bobby Galloway, and Tim Reynolds. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Carlisle, Dennis Glebe, Morris Ford, and Harold Bateman.
Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhammffh.com.
Published on May 23, 2017
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