Reverend Clyde Bearden, 64, of Bamberg, entered into eternal rest Monday evening, September 28, 2020 at his residence.
Born January 28, 1956 in Bamberg, he was a son of the late Floyd Bodiford, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Hiott Bodiford Collins. He was a maintenance technician at Phoenix Specialty Manufacturing for 25 years. His love for the Lord led him to become the Pastor of Bamberg Church of God of Prophecy. He loved taking long walks where he would often talk with many people about anything they needed to talk about. He dearly loved his family and was always willing to help anyone in need. He also enjoyed fishing.
Surviving are: his wife of 46 years, Dianne Hoover Bearden of Bamberg; sons, Ron Bearden and his wife Becky and Jeremy Bearden, all of Bamberg; one that he loved as his own, Lilla Bearden of Bamberg; grandson, Clyde Ronald “Little Clyde” Bearden, Jr. of Bamberg; sister, Dianne Cooler and her husband Danny of Bamberg; brother, Clarence Bearden and his wife Elaine of Orangeburg; and many nieces and nephews, including two special nephews, Jason Bishop and Josh Bishop, both of Bamberg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Eddie Bearden; and a brother-in-law, Raymond Bishop.
Funeral services will be held 3 o’clock, Friday afternoon, October 2, 2020 at Bamberg Church of God of Prophecy, 425 Log Branch Road, Bamberg with Reverend Glen McDugan officiating. Interment will follow in South End Cemetery.
The family will receive friends during a time of visitation Thursday evening from 6 until 8 at the Bamberg Church of God of Prophecy.
ARRANGEMENTS BY: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, EHRHARDT-BAMBERG CHAPEL, 2515 Lowcountry Highway, Ehrhardt, 803.267.1971. Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com. Face masks are encouraged.
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