July 21 1933 June 29 2019
Clyde L. Flinn, 85, of Columbus, passed from this life at 2:35 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Silver Oaks Health Campus. Mr. Flinn was born July 21, 1933, in Lawrence County, Indiana, the son of the late Claudie and Ruby Earl Flinn. On June 29, 1957, Mr. Flinn married Delores Maxine Canada; she survives. Mr. Flinn was inducted into the United States Army September 16, 1953 during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged from active duty September 15, 1955. He continued his service in the Army Reserves. Mr. Flinn received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University in 1961. Mr. Flinn was an electrical engineer at Cummins Engine Company retiring in 1985 after 22 ½ years of service. Mr. Flinn was a faithful member of New Hope Christian Church and enjoyed membership in the Cedar Masonic Lodge No. 161 in Leesville, Indiana and the Purdue Alumni Association. He was a registered engineer and a member of the Indiana Society of Professional Engineers. He enjoyed fishing and playing the guitar and was so proud of his red 1950 Ford pickup truck. Mr. Flinn is survived by his wife of 62 years, Delores; his son, Randal (Paula) Flinn of West Lafayette; grandchildren, Kristine (Aaron) Parrish of Lafayette, Kyle (Elizabeth) Flinn of Lafayette and Katelyn Flinn of West Lafayette; two great-granddaughters, Olivia Lewis and Elizabeth Parrish; and a former daughter-in-law, Jayne Parker of Lafayette. Mr. Flinn was preceded in death by his parents, Claudie and Ruby Flinn. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street, John Sichting will officiate. Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Mr. Flinn will be laid to rest at the Garland Brook Cemetery. Full military rites will be presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope Christian Church. Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the family and a video tribute may be viewed at barkesweaverglick.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Clyde L. Flinn please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Clyde L Flinn July 21 1933 June 29 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Columbus, state: Indiana