Clyde McPherson

December 16, 1947 - September 30, 2017
Clyde McPherson

Clyde McPherson age 69, of Wilmington, went to be home with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

He was born in Burlington, NC on December 16, 1947 to Thomas and Kathleen McPherson.

Clyde owned and operated McPherson’s Body Shop for nearly 40 years. He was an expert body repairman and painter as well as a talented fabricator who built and raced his own cars. Clyde was dedicated to the people that he was able to serve while developing many close relationships with those he came to know and love through his business. He was passionate about his family, country, racing and Chevrolet. Clyde loved the Lord and enjoyed serving in several positions throughout his life in church. His talent, wit, and friendship will be missed by all who knew him.

Clyde is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Susie McPherson; daughter, Tia Lee and husband Aaron; grandson, Trey Lee; step son, Jeff MacNeil and wife Catherine; brothers, Billy, Gerald and Bobby McPherson; sister, Carleen Culberson and many family and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 pm Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Grace Baptist Church, 1401 N. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28405 officiated by Rev. J.D. Herchenhahn. The family will visit with friends following the service.

Flowers are welcome or the family requests that you consider a donation in memory of Clyde to Samaritan’s Purse.

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  • October 03, 2017
    James and Lynn Rabon says:
    To Clyde's family at this hard time, we are keeping you in our prayers. Clyde was a great guy and will be missed.

  • October 28, 2017
    Robert McMillan, TMB Towing says:
    So sad to hear of the passing of my dear businessman. He will be sorely missed.

  • October 06, 2017
    Lee Condosta says:
    Always enjoyed my weekly visits with Clyde. He was a great friend and I know he is with the lord.

  • October 05, 2017
    Helen Culberson says:
    So sorry for your loss.

  • October 05, 2017
    Kim Brown says:
    Tia, I will keep you and your family close in my heart as I pray for you to find peace in this challenging time. May your memories give you peace and comfort. Please accept my sincere condolences.