Clyde W. Batzel, 72, of Bedford, PA; passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 12, 1949 in Bedford, PA; a son of the late Cloyde J. Batzel and Hazel (Ritchey) Batzel Smith. On June 25, 1981 in Bedford, PA; he was united in marriage to Edna “Sis” G. (Corrie) Batzel.
Along with his wife of forty years he is survived by children Billie Jo Batzel, Breezewood, Jim Batzel and fiancé Jeanette Mills, Duncansville, and Randy Thomas of Claysburg; five grandchildren Jadyn Childers, Victoria Batzel, Gaige Childers, Daisy and Randi Thomas; siblings Jackie Garland married to Todd, Dale Batzel married to Kelly and Dolley Showalter married to Shawn; numerous nieces and nephews and his special dog Patches.
He was preceded in death by a sister Sharon Hatfield and a brother Randy Batzel.
Clyde served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War from 1969-1971. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal with device and Vietnam Service Medal. God and his Country was important to him.
Clyde worked at Hedstrom Manufacturing for numerous years and drove truck for various companies throughout his career.
He enjoyed woodworking in his shed, hunting and being with his family. He cherished his children and grandchildren.
Family and Friends may call at the Akers Funeral Home, 299 Raystown Road, Everett on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 5-7 P.M.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor Pat Murphy officiating. Military honors conducted by the Everett Area Honor Guard.
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