Clyde M. Ballew, 79, of Leon, KS passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at home. Memorial service will be held 10:00 am Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.

Clyde was born in Ottawa, KS, on March 21, 1938, to the late Lois Marie (Harrison) and Elmer Ballew. He graduated from Mulvane High School in 1956. He was a carman at Santa Fe Railroad.

Clyde is survived by: companion, Faye Taber of El Dorado, KS; daughter, Penny McNett and husband Roy of Andover, KS; daughter in law, Kathy Ballew of Leon, KS; sister in law, Jean Ballew Peabody, KS; grandchildren, Gail Brenton, Marc Stanley and wife Deanna, John Stanley and wife Erin, Josie Ruth and husband Levi; 8 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, David G. Ballew; brother, Leroy Ballew; grandson, Keith Ballew.

Memorial donations to 3 Wooden Crosses Children's Ministry, 5118 SW 100th, Augusta, KS 67010.