Born in St. Louis on December 5, 1948, he was the son of Rickard Clyburn and the late Bonnie Garrett Clyburn. On May 26, 1984, in Tallapoosa, he was united in marriage to Shirley White, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Christopher Clyburn of Ellsinore and Joshua C. White and wife, Pam, of Malden; one daughter, Elizabeth M. Rowland and husband, Josh, of Dexter; father, Tex Rickard Clyburn and wife, Betty, of Ellsinore; one sister, Pat Clyburn Burgard of Florissant, Mo., two brothers, Larry Clyburn of Ellsinore and Randy Clyburn of Grandin, Mo. and two grandchildren, Abigail White and Alex White, both of Malden.
Visitation was held Sunday, November 20, at Bradshaw Funeral home in Malden. Funeral services were conducted Monday, November 21, at First Assembly of God Church in Ellsinore with Rev. Marty Carlisle officiating. Burial was in Carson Hill Cemetery at Ellsinore. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.