Clyde W. Staples
Clyde W. Staples, 75, of Springfield, died at 12:31 a.m., Saturday, December 27, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born December 30, 1938 in Springfield, to Earl and Geneva Mayberry. He married Karan F. Shanle Staples on July 30, 1976 and she survives. His parents, one sister Elsie Stout and one brother Ralph Staples preceded him in death.
Survivors include one daughter Donna (Danny) Vonlanken; one son Michael Staples both of Springfield; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother Robert Mayberry; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He worked at Cast Industries producing fishing lures for 14 years, worked at Atlas Mattress Factory for 20 years and also, worked various jobs in construction and upholstery trades. Clyde enjoyed fishing, hunting and wood working.
The family will be hosting a memorial gathering at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Shriner’s Hospital for Children.