Information for M. Clyde Dilley
2 June, 1919 – 8 November, 1987
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for M.
Clyde Dilley, 68, of Notus, who died Sunday, Nov., 8, in a
Caldwell hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the
Canyon Hill Church of the Nazarene, Caldwell. Dr. Hoyle
Thomas, district superintendent of the Intermountain District,
Church of the Nazarene, will officiate. Burial will follow in
Greenleaf Cemetery, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral
Chapel, Caldwell. Mr. Dilley was born June 2, 1919, at
Caldwell, to Clyde A. and Cora E. Shuee Dilley. In 1925, he
moved with his family to Texas. They returned to the Caldwell
area in 1931. He graduated from Caldwell High School in 1937.
He attended the College of Idaho and Northwest Nazarene
College, where he played football.
He joined the Seabees, and later transferred into the U.S.
Navy. He was honorably discharged from the navy in 1946.
He returned to Idaho and worked in the Stibnite area for
three years before moving to Caldwell.
He married Argyl Shaw Dec. 31, 1954, at Weiser.
He worked as a painting contractor in Caldwell until 1970.
He also pastored the Highway Bible Mission in Middleton in
1964. He also farmed in the Black Canyon area. In 1970, they
moved to Union, Ore., where he pastored a Nazarene church.
They moved to Notus in 1974, where he pastored at the Notus
Church of the Nazarene until 1980. He started the Community
Church at Lowman, and was minister there until 1985. He was
also an evangelist, holding revivals in many cities.
He was a past member of the Notus School Board, and past
president the Notus PTA. He also drove school bus in Notus.
He enjoyed fishing, camping and hunting. and the summer
home at Lowman. He also enjoyed packing with horses into the
He is survived by his wife of Notus; four sons, James E.
Fitch and Harlan C. Dilley, both of Caldwell, Jerry Dilley of
Nampa and Mike Dilley of Rexburg; four daughters, Gloria Corn
of Sweet, Karen Clemens of Caldwell, Pat Swift of Middleton
and Candie Burdine of Notus; a sister, Evelyn Raymond of
Caldwell; 15 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, a grandson and a
Memorials may be made to the Idaho Lung Association, or to
the Gideon Bible Society.
Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from
9 a.m. until noon at the Caldwell Flahiff chapel.
Free larger headstone
photo available upon request.
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