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Clyde C. Cubitt

February 14, 1948 - January 10, 2020



Clyde C. Cubitt of Cadillac passed away Friday evening, January 10, 2020 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus in Grand Rapids. He was 71.

Clyde was born on February 14, 1948 in Lake City to Albert & Bessie (Hooker) Cubitt and they preceded him in death.

Over the years Clyde worked in various foundries and factories here in the Cadillac area as well as in Grand Rapids and Florida. After his retirement from that type of work he did odd jobs for many years.

His greatest passions were hunting and his dog Abby. Clyde loved his family, most of all his grandchildren and great grandchildren and spending time with them. He also enjoyed helping others.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Carleen (Bigford) Cubitt; 4 sons: Clyde (Tammy) Cubitt, Jr., Calvin (Tonya) Cubitt, Carl (Daisy) Cubitt, and Christopher (Renee) Cubitt; 16 grandchildren: Derek Cubitt, Carrie (Kaleb) Burkett, Kristen Cubitt, Parker Booms-Cubitt, Jacob (Samantha) Cubitt, Tia Theobald, Taylor Behrns, Amanda (Dave) Ross, Amy (Rodney) Harris, Tom (Lindsey) Harris, Terry (Molly) Harris, Melinda (John) Sutton, Jr., Nathan (Amanda) Cubitt, Michelle (Cory) Hickerson, Dustin Cubitt, and Taylor Cubitt; great grandchildren: Justice, Mackenzie, Brody, Colton, Adam, Emily, Kaylee, Aylassa, Aleaha, Alexis, Bennett, Emily, Kyle, Bently, Sophia, Kainen, Austin, Hunter, Rylee, Clayton, Sawyer, Katie, Thomas, Andraya, Wesley, Gracie-lynn, Carter and Mason; a brother, George Cubitt; and a sister, Marie Cowley. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 14 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Peterson Funeral & Cremation Services in Cadillac with Pastor Melvin Matchinski officiating. Burial will be at Haring Township Cemetery in Wexford County. Friends may meet the family from 5-7 PM Wednesday at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. An online guestbook is available at

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  • Lonnie Burkett-Kempher - Jan 13th, 2020 8:50 am

    "Kaleb and Carrie, So sorry for your loss! Be sure to keep the memories alive by sharing them with the Great Grandbabies. Your family is in my thoughts. With love, Dad"

  • LEE & PAT CORN - Jan 13th, 2020 9:04 am


  • Albert Cubitt - Jan 14th, 2020 12:34 pm

    "There always will be two things I'll forever miss about uncle clyde...... And that's the bluedevil truck and uncle Clyde himself! Thanks for being my uncle I'll forever miss you!!!!!"

  • Sue Boerma - Jan 14th, 2020 2:02 pm

    "RIP Uncle Clyde. Give Mom and Dad a hug for me please. You are in my thoughts Aunt Carleen. "

  • Tina Holcom - Jan 16th, 2020 11:04 am

    "my thoughts and prayers for the entire Cubitt family. so sorry for your loss. "

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