Clyde Metcalf, also known as "Whitey" or "Shorty", age 76, of Rustburg, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019, at Guggenheimer Health and Rehab after a 13 year battle at home with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease. Born on March 24, 1942, in Newport, Tenn., he was the son of the late Zeb and Kate Metcalf. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Robert Gentry; and a great-nephew, Justin Gentry. Clyde was a retired self-employed Ceramic Tile & Flooring Contractor. He was an active member of Rustburg United Methodist Church having served for many years as head usher. Clyde was one of the cooks for the Men's Group monthly breakfast meeting. He also served for several years as Assistant Volleyball Coach for the youth volleyball team. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Cynthia Younger Metcalf; two sons, Cliff Metcalf and his wife, Christie, of Lynchburg, and Michael Metcalf and his wife, Donna, of Moneta, Va.; one step-granddaughter, Jessica Hall and her husband, Jason, of Wirtz, Va.; one step great-grandson, Aiden Hall; and one step great-granddaughter, Finley Hall. He is also survived by two sisters, Pat Gentry of Newport, Tenn. and Peggy Wilson and her husband, Harvey, of Talbott, Tenn.; a sister-in-law, Dana Kinsley of Jarratt, Va.; two brothers-in-law, Don Younger of Lynchburg and Ted Younger and his wife, Ligun, of Rustburg. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and one great great nephew. A special thanks to Centra Hospice for their excellent service and care, especially Ashley Cunningham, Carolyn Chilton, Harold Jones, Michelle King and Chaplains Deb and Elaine. A very special thank you to our church family at Rustburg United Methodist Church, your constant love, support and prayers made this long journey so much easier. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 6:30 until 8 p.m. at Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory Waterlick Chapel. Funeral services will be at Rustburg United Methodist Church on Friday, February 22, 2019, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Sung Woon Yoo officiating. Burial will follow at Cumbie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to the Rustburg United Methodist Church Bell Choir Fund, P.O. Box 336 Rustburg, VA 24588 or Centra Hospice, 2097 Langhorne Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24501.

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