HyndmanEarl Howard Clites, 76, of Hyndman, passed away Thursday Oct. 15, 2020 at Allegany County Nursing and Rehab.
Born March 16, 1944. in Cumberland, Md., he was a son of the late Earl Chester and Doris Maxine (Lepley) Clites.
He is also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth A. (LePere) Clites; and a sister, Martha Clites.
Howard had worked at Kelly Springfield Tire, Valley Trucking and Cumberland Concrete. He also owned and operated Clites Service Station in Hyndman. He was a graduate of Catherman Business School and served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He was a faithful member of Gravel Pit United Methodist Church, United Methodist Men, Fort Bedford Antique Car Club, Teamsters, and the Hyndman Masonic Lodge 589 F&AM.
He is survived by a son Stacy Clites and wife Jean of Hyndman; a daughter, Amy Jordan and husband James of LaVale, Md.; grandchildren Ashley Clites, Cassandra Fagan and husband Antonio; Zachary Clites; Courtney Bruck; and Lucas Bruck and wife Haley; sisters Elizabeth Miller and husband Robert of Bedford; Catherine Troutman and husband Rich of Hyndman; Rose Allison and husband Randy of Hyndman; five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home Inc., 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Sunday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Fred Zickefoose officiating.
Burial at Hyndman Cemetery
In lieu of flowers donations may be made Gravel Pit United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.