Clyde Earl Drury III, born October 21, 1957 went to be with the Lord on March 1, 2024. He was a beloved husband, son, and brother.
Upon graduation from Lincoln High School, Tacoma, WA, 1975, Clyde enlisted in the US Air Force in July 14, 1975. He was part of the Air Force Bicentennial Flight. His exemplary service to defend our country was served from July 14, 1975 through July 1, 2001, retiring as Senior Master Sergeant (E8). During his service, Clyde was part of the Invasion of Grenada (1983), the Invasion of Panama (1989), and Desert Shield/Storm (1990-1991). For his support in the scientific research of Antarctica, he was awarded the Antarctica Service Medal.

After retiring from the Air Force, Clyde worked for Washington State Unemployment as a Liaison for unemployed disabled Veterans.
Clyde is survived by his wife, Julie Ann Fisher Drury, stepchildren Emily Enz, Tyler Enz, Ashley Richardson, and Josh Veeck; his grandchildren Ori and Jett Moore. He will be greatly missed by his siblings, Gloria Bell, Julie Baublits, Greg Drury, Marguerite Watson, Debra Davis, and Richard Drury. As a loving uncle, his relationship to his nephews and nieces will forever be etched in their hearts. He was preceded in death by his doting parents Clyde and Mila Drury.

Clyde will be interned at Tahoma National Cemetery, he will be united once again with his loving parents.