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Clyde Owen Fiscus

Monday, February 4, 2008

Clyde Owen Fiscus, 91, of Eddyville, KY, passed away at 1:40 a.m. Sunday at Caldwell County Hospital, Princeton, Ky.

Born March 21, 1916, in Owen County, he was the son of Benjamin and Lula (Franklin) Fiscus.

A 1935 graduate of Worthington High School, he played on the football team all four years. He was a retired trainmaster, having worked for New York Central Railroad, Penn Central Railroad, and A W W Railroad, where he retired. While working for the NYC Railroad, he brought the first diesel engine to Petersburg and taught engineers to run it. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Princeton, Ky., and the Moose Lodge in Petersburg. He was a member of the Methodist church at Worthington.

He is survived by his wife, Maudie (Purdue Potts) Fiscus, whom he married Aug. 12, 1963; one daughter, Sherry Brewster of Washington; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Lynne Fiscus of Petersburg; a stepdaughter, Lynn Faith of Washington; a stepson and his wife, Tony and Paula Potts of Washington; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; one sister, Blanche McBride of Spencer; and one brother, Stanley Fiscus of Spencer.

One granddaughter, Kristy Brewster; two sisters; and three brothers are also deceased.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel in Washington with Pastor James Payton officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery at 1:30 p.m.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.