Clyde William “CW” Mabon was born to William and Annabelle Mabon, on April 19, 1933 in Kansas City. Missouri. Both parents and brother Michael Mabon preceded him in death.
Clyde was a graduate of R.T. Coles Vocational High School. He also received a certificate for completing a curriculum courses in Band and Orchestra. Clyde was an avid drummer.
He was a member of Local 627, African American Union (now known as the Mutual Musician’s Foundation) in Kansas City, MO.
As a member of the Armed Forces, Clyde’s duty assignment took him all the way to France where him served his country in 1954. After returning home, he was employed at Ford Motor Company for 30 years, and was a member at UAW Local Union 249.
Clyde was a faithful member of the Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ for over 30 years, under the leadership of Bishop James D. Tindall, Sr, (now emeritus) and the present Pastor James G. Bryant, Sr. He served on the Usher Board, Member of Sunday School, Drummer for the Male Chorus, Member of the Men’s Department, Luau Committee, and Thanksgiving Basket Committee.
Clyde departed this life on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Where God decided to usher Clyde into His Kingdom.
I can hear the Lord saying to Clyde, you have fought a good fight, you stayed on the course, now its time to come home. The Pearly Gates were open and Clyde walked in. Well done my faithful servant, well done.
He leaves behind to cherish his loving memory; his brother, Aaron J. Mabon, Sr (Cynthia); two sisters Mozella M. Mabon of Gardner, KS; Ester J. Ross of Austin, TX; Children, Denise M. Blackwell-Griggsby of Bowling Green, MO; Dennis Blackwell (Cynthia) of Springfield, IL; Larry Mabon and Lorne Mabon both of Kansas City, MO. He also leaves several, Grand, Great-Grand and Great-Great Grandchildren and a host on nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday, October 3, 2020, 11 am at Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Jesus Christ, visitation 9 am. Interment in Leavenworth National Cemetery Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 11 am.
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