Clyde (Gene) Eugene McQueen, 85, of Lodi, passed away August 4, 2015. Born October 2, 1929 in Hutchinson, Kansas to Grace and Clyde McQueen. He came to California with his wife Joyce and their son, following his father to work at Super Mold in 1951. In 1962, Clyde started work with Larson/Knutson Cottage Bakery, where he would stay for over 30 years. He could tell if a cake or pie was done by the touch. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, and was a member of the Port Stockton Motorcycle Club. He loved to ride his motorcycle and go to the motorcycle races. Clyde was also a member of Lodi SIRS, and he loved to watch the San Francisco Giants and 49’ers. He loyally donated blood to the Delta Blood Bank until they told him to stop. Clyde’s family would like to thank Arbor Nursing and Lodi Wound Clinic staff for their compassionate care. Clyde will be missed by his three children, Michael (Vicki), Nancy (Scott), Brian (Jacki), his 9 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. His parents, first wife, Joyce, second wife, Jeannie, daughter, Mary Diacon, brothers, Wayne and Vernon, and sisters, Pauline and Betty, predecease him.
A Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 and Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home, 831 Industrial Way, Lodi, CA 95240.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Chapel, Cherokee Memorial Park, Hwy 99 and Harney Lane, Lodi, CA 95240.
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