Clyde E. Cruse, age 79 of Morganton, passed away Monday morning, January 27, 2020, at his home following an extended illness. Clyde was born on August 11, 1940, in Morganton, GA, to the late F. C. Cruse and late Rose Allen Cruse. He was a member of Concord Baptist Church, Clyde had worked most of his life, in the family sawmill business that his father started in 1942. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, and jeep riding, but his favorite pass time was joking with his friends and family.
Survivors include wife, Cathy Kendall Cruse, son, Kelly Cruse, sister, Geneva Cheek, brother, Wayne Allen (Helen) Cruse, sister, Kathy Cruse, granddaughter, Olivia Chastain, great-grandchildren, Joseph Chastian, Makenzie Chastain, Autumn Chastain, and Avery Bright. Funeral services: Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 2:00 pm from the Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Adam Fleming and Rev. Eric Davenport officiating. Music provided by Joseph Chastain, Kimberly, and Jordan Thompson. Pallbearers: Scott Cruse, Steve Cruse, Mason Cruse, Jeremiah Chastain, Donnie Kendall, and Charlie Williams.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, Georgia, you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.