He was born Aug. 20, 1955, in Winter Garden, to Esker Lee and Janie Mildred Hunt McPherson. He grew up and resided in Winter Garden most of his life and enjoyed “piddling with cars,” breeding reptiles and enjoying his bully dogs. He also enjoyed hunting in his younger years and fishing. He was a great salesman in many specialties throughout his career, but the majority of his career was spent at his used car lot, New Car Trades. He was especially good at auto-body repair and auto mechanics.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Nancy King McPherson; and his three children, Nancy Bowser and husband, Andrew, of Boerne, Texas, Stephanie Rivera and husband, Bo, of Madison, Alabama, and Michael McPherson and wife, Kelly, of Ocoee. He was also blessed with three grandchildren, Aidan and Naomi Bowser, and Brenden McPherson. He is also survived by his two brothers, Paul McPherson and wife, Kitty, and Bobby McPherson and wife, Donna; and one sister, Margaret Cockrell and husband, John.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James Richard McPherson.
Clyde attended Beulah Baptist Church, Winter Garden.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, 1148 E. Plant St., Winter Garden. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home. Following the service, Clyde will be laid to rest at the Winter Garden Cemetery.
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