The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

September 3, 2012

Posey, 90


Enid News & Eagle

— Clyde Posey will celebrate his 90th birthday with a reception for family and friends, hosted by his children, 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept 9, 2012, in the fellowship hall at Nash Christian Church in Nash, Okla. Cards may be sent to 6707 Alameda, Norman, OK 73026.

Clyde was born Aug. 30, 1922, on a farm near Pond Creek, Okla., the son of George A. and Nellie Posey.

He is a 1940 graduate of Ringwood High School.

He served in the Navy during WWII, from 1942 to 1945.

Following the war, he established Clyde’s Garage in Nash, which he operated until 1983. Clyde also served on the Nash Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years, from 1953 to 1973. From 1960 until 1981, Clyde served as an assistant rural mail carrier. In 1981, he became a full-time mail carrier in Nash, transferring to Marlow, Okla., in 1982. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1988, and moved to Norman, Okla., where he lives today.

Clyde married Irene Lamberth March 31, 1947, and later married Ann Pool Feb. 27, 1981.

Clyde has four children, Lyle (Liz) Posey of Ottawa, Kan.; Steve (Carolyn) Posey of Sioux Falls, S.D.; Anita (Monty) Hoffsommer of Liberty, Mo.; and Harold “Hal” (Cindi) Posey of Edmond, Okla. He has eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.