Clyde ‘Jack’ Tyrell

Clyde “Jack” Tyrell, 93, of Lower Salem, passed away at 12 Noon, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Heartland of Marietta.

He was born May 30, 1921, at Dilles Bottom, Ohio, a son of William and Eliza Bennington Tyrell.

Jack was a mechanic at Darrah’s Garage, life member of V.F.W. Post 5108 and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II, where he was awarded three Bronze Stars.

On Jan. 28, 1946, he married Velma Jean Wade, who preceded him in death. Jack is survived by two sons, Gary (Linda) Tyrell of North Carolina, and Scott (Marsha) Tyrell of Lower Salem; granddaughter, Genelle Tyrell; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; granddaughter, Catharine Rankins; and eight brothers and sisters.

According to his wishes, his body will be cremated and graveside services will be held at a later date.

McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home is assisting the family, and messages of sympathy may be sent at