Clyde Steven Trambaugh, 73, of Loogootee

Clyde Steven Trambaugh, 73, of Loogootee, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick.

He was born May 21, 1949, in Loogootee, Indiana to the late Willard John and Alma Elizabeth “Libby” (Swayze) Trambaugh.

Clyde was a United States Army veteran and served in the Vietnam War. He was awarded with several decorations and medals, including a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his heroic effort during his time of service.

He retired after 42 years of employment at NAVFAC, where he was a heavy equipment mechanic. Clyde was the past Commander for the American Legion – Post 120 and the past Vice Commander for the local American Legions. He was also a member of the Veteran of Foreign War – Post 9395.

Clyde loved the outdoors. You could often find him fishing, hunting or out in the boat. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Trambaugh; parents, Willard and Libby Trambaugh; sister, Madge Noreen Trambaugh.

Clyde is survived by his son, Bryant (Amy) Trambaugh of Loogootee; stepdaughters, Jaymie Moss of Knightstown and Michele (Alan) Doyle of Batesville; grandchildren, Kayla (Chad) Wurst, Carson Trambaugh, Coen Trambaugh, Danielle (Mitch) Jeffers, Ashley Gohler, Emily Moss, Adam Moss, Samantha Doyle and Brandon Doyle; 4 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in Mt. Union Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee is honored to serve the family of Clyde Steven Trambaugh.