Clyde Ison (1938-2017)

Clyde Ison born May 27th 1938 in Isom, Kentucky to Gracie and Giddeon Ison.  A much-loved father and husband has succumbed to COPD on February 16, 2017. Clyde served 21 years in the US Air Force and retired as master sergeant. His service for the USAF include being stationed in Germany, a tour in Vietnam and Libya where he was held by forces in Tripoli.  Clyde was stationed at Bergstrom Air Force base where he and his family settled in Austin, TX.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nova Ison of Ore City, TX with whom he had 6 children. Gary (married to Marla), Ronald, Ray, Linda, Tina (Bob Sedlor), David (Melissa). Clyde is also survived by 9 grandchildren; Shannon, Brad, Nicolas, Juliana, Mathew, Drew, Juliette, and Ruben and Mariah Solís and a dear friend of the family Carmen Wusterhausen.

Clyde established Austin’s Ison body and Paint and was a long-standing race car aficionado. Gary, Ray and Ronald are owners and managers of Ison Body and Paint. Clyde also enjoyed playing golf, taking part in turkey shoots here in Austin and loved his border collie, Cheyenne, dearly.  He will be greatly missed. The funeral will be held at First Baptist Church at 104 S. San Marcos St. Buda, Texas on Saturday February 18th 11:00 a.m.  Burial service will follow at Onion Creek Memorial Park cemetery in Manchaca.

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