Clyde E. Ruddlesden, 84, of Parkersburg,WV, departed this life on Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV. 

He was born Jan. 21, 1937, in Harrisville, WV, a son of the late Maurice D. and Virginia Ruth (Rutherford) Ruddlesden.  He worked in construction as a member of International Dismantling and Rigging, and he loved being around his grandchildren.  He was also a U.S. Navy veteran. 

Surviving are a son, Dan A. Ruddlesden of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Angie Jones, Troy Ruddlesden and Nick Ruddlesden; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald Lee Ruddlesden of South Carolina; and Ramona Longwell of Elizabeth, WV.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were a sister, Dorothy; and a brother, Dalton.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, April 13, at Harrisville I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

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