Clyde A. "Cud" Everly |

Clyde A. "Cud" Everly

Clyde A. Everly, known by his friends as Cud, died Friday, July 5, after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest. He was 54 years old.

Everly, who worked throughout the Roaring Fork Valley, was born Dec. 18, 1947, in Butler, Pa., to Susan H. Everly of Tionesta, Pa., and the late Clyde B. Everly.

He graduated in 1965 from Fenton High School in Michigan. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he served for seven years. He was honorably discharged in 1970.

Everly lived in Lakewood, Colo., but had many customers and friends in the Roaring Fork Valley. His passions were life, family, friends and cars.

He is survived by his wife Peggy; daughters Heather, Kacey and Paige; mother Susan; sisters Regina and JoAnn; grandson Nathan; and soon-to-be-born granddaugther Kyliegh.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Fort Logan Memorial “B” in Lakewood. A celebration of his life will be held at Perry and Terry Auto Body, at 1612 Teller St. in Lakewood, on Saturday from noon to whenever. People attending are asked to bring a side dish and drinks.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Everly Memorial Fund at any US Bank; or by mail to US Bank By Mail, P.O. Box 1950, St. Paul, MN 55101-0950.

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