Clyde Everette Acton, Jr., 71 of Dunkirk passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 24, 2021. He was born in Kenton on Sept. 3, 1949 to the late Clyde E., Sr. and Lela (Nichols) Acton. He married Elizabeth Williams on Nov. 5, 1971 and she survives along with their four children, Chad (Jayme) Acton, April Dawn (Charles) Webb, Nicole (Jason Kindle) Acton and Caitlyn (Cedric) Brown; ten grandchildren, Courtney, Stephanie and Jessica Acton, Alexandria (Matthew) Schaber, Weston, Blayne, Kayson and Ryker Kindle and Jayda and Watson Brown and four great-grandchildren, Avianna, Zayden, Ronan and Autzen Schaber. He was also survived by his two best friends, Doug Campbell and Bob Stull; two brothers, Barry Acton and Larry Trent and three sisters, Linda (Larry) Henry, Jane (Rich) Madison and Kim Acton. Four brothers, Jack Acton, Jan Acton, Kenneth Trent and Bernard Hurn also preceded him in death.
He was a graduate of Hardin-Northern High School and served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Clyde retired from Rockwell and enjoyed farming. He and his son and granddaughter had the honor of visiting The Wall (Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial) in Washington DC. More than anything he loved his family and spending time with them.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 2:30pm at SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Gregg King officiating. Burial will follow in Dunkirk Cemetery where the AMVETS Post 1994 will present full military rites. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm Monday at the funeral home. Memorials can be directed to the American Cancer Society in his memory and online condolences can be shared with the family by visiting coldrencrates.com.