Clyde Forrest Hindman

03/20/1913 — 07/26/2005

From West, Richland, WA, US | Born in Olivet, South Dakota

Clyde Forrest Hindman

Clyde Hindman, 92, of West Richland passed away Tuesday, July 26. He was born in Olivet, South Dakota, the oldest of four boys, to Clarence and Rose Hindman. He spent most of his youth in Forsyth, Montana where he met and married Doris, his wife of 63 years. Clyde was a heavy equipment operator. He helped build all the dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers and worked on the Badger Canyon irrigation canal. He also worked on the Hanford Site, but was most proud of his “dam” work.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He also enjoyed reading until macular degeneration weakened his eyesight.

He is survived by daughter Sharon Godwin and husband Jack of Sequim; son Lanny and wife Linda of West Richland; son Jack of West Richland; brother Harold and wife Lucille of Salem, Oregon. Grandchildren include Steve Godwin of Minneapolis, MN, Mike Godwin of Glendale, AZ, Kristi Cseh of Clarkston, Ben Buffington and Adam Hindman of Seattle, Kim Landreth of Everett, Tonya Hindman of Spokane, Jeff Hindman of West Richland, and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Doris and two brothers, Carl and Glenn.

Viewing will be Friday, July 29th from 5-8 PM. Services will be graveside, Saturday, July 30th at 10:00 AM.

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  • Have lots of memories, fishing, campingsleeping in car!!etc. Sorry I didn’t know about Uncle Clyde. Love

    Arlene Pabolo
    November 4, 2014
    Forsyth, MT, US