Clyde Sides, 76, of Bryan, passed away Saturday August 20, 2016. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at St. Michael’s Chapel, 2402 S. College Ave. in Bryan. Clyde’s life will be honored during services at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 25, at Reliance Baptist Church with Rev. Ray Marshall officiating. Interment will follow at Reliance Cemetery. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers.
Clyde was born December 5, 1939, in Port Arthur, Texas, to Jesse and Hellen Sides.
After a 13 year career with Goodyear, Clyde returned to Bryan in 1975 to start his own tire and automotive center, C & L Tire. He retired in May 1991 when his son, Larry, took over the business.
Clyde will be remembered for the way he lived his life. He instilled in his family the importance of faith, honesty and integrity. He always lived his life doing what was right. His grandchildren will always cherish the summers they spent with “Grandaddy” and the adventures they had with him.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jesse and Hellen Sides.
Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Martha “Janie” Sides; daughter, Sharon Cooper and husband Alan; son, Larry Sides and wife Tina; brother, Michael Sides and wife Cathey; sister, June Mills and husband Joel; grandchildren, Meagan White and husband Kevin, Lindsay Perkins and husband Luke, Justin Sides; great grandsons, Jaxon and Zane White.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice Brazos Valley at 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, Texas 77803.
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