Lee Ellsworth Lyddon, son of George and Jennie Bicknell Lyddon was born April
30, 1890 on a farm south west of Clearfield and departed this life September
15, 1966 at the age of 76 years 4 months and 15 days at his home south of
Clearfield where he has lived for 43 years. When a young man he united with
the Christian Church of Clearfield, later uniting with the Methodist Church.
He was a veteran of World War I. At the age of 35 he was afflicted with polio,
which he endured patiently.
On November 30, 1920 he united in marriage to Hazel Grace of Clearfield. To
this union were born two daughters Helen Roudybush of Kellerton and Hilda
Darst of Clearfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother. One
granddaughter, Bette Roudybush also preceded him in death in 1962 at the age
of 22 years.
Left to cherish his memory are his widow Hazel, the two daughters, two
sons-in-law, Earl Roudybush and James Darst, four grandchildren, Jo Ann Darst
and Deanna, Gary and Bonnie Roudybush, one brother Bert and a sister Maude,
both of Clearfield, other relatives and a host of friends.
His entire life was spent in the Clearfield community, where he will be
remembered by all who knew him for his steadfast endurance and abiding
Last rites were conducted from the Methodist Church in Clearfield with Rev.
B.C. Tschetter officiating on Sunday Sept. 18th, with the final resting place
in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mt. Ayr.
Music was by Jane Whitmore and Joan Owens, accompanied by Viva Mahoney at the
organ. Casket bearers were: Paul Brown, Dale Brown, Glen Hayes, Horace Nelson,
Paul England, and Raymond Stevenson.
Transcription and Submission by Lorelei Rusco, February of 2014