Clyde Eugene Stunson, Sr., age 76, of Fulton, KY passed away
Thursday, July 13, 2023 at his residence.
Clyde Eugene Stunson Sr. was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan
on March 12, 1947 to Clyde Stunson and Bernice Roach
Stunson. From that union, Clyde is survived by his three
siblings, Charles Dorsey Stunson, Sr. (Tressa), June Kaye
Stunson Hockett (Emerson, deceased) and Dierdre Stunson
Clyde spent his formative years in South Fulton, TN and Fulton,
KY and was educated at segregated Rosenwald Elementary,
then later South Fulton High School before metriculating at
Murray State University.
In 1966, Clyde was drafted into the US Army and served
during the Vietnam War, spending most of his time in Turkey.
He received an honorable discharge in 1969 and returned to
the area to complete his education at MSU where he obtained
BS and MBA degrees. He was the first in his family to obtain
a college degree and served as an incredible role model for his
siblings. While in college he spent the summers working with his
dad in the construction business where he developed a fondness
for building things and honed his skills.
Clyde married DaFayne Antoinette Rogers and from that union he
is survived by two children, Kelly Nicole Stunson Ealy and Clyde
Eugene Stunson, Jr; five grandchildren, two great grand children
and another due in November 2023.
Clyde began his professional career in academia serving as a
Resident Assistant and Dean of Student Affairs at MSU.
His work with Corning Glass began in 1979 where he earned
promotions to several Director-level positions. While in NY,
he was a School Board member. He also lived in PA, VA and
NC where he was also civically active. He continued his civic
pursuits by becoming a member of the Fulton City Planning
Commission when he returned to KY.
Clyde loved spending time with family and was an avid golfer.
He spent his retirement years working on home projects,
volunteering at the food bank and visiting family and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 2:30PM Wednesday, July 26, 2023
in our funeral chapel. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:30PM
Wednesday until the hour of service.