Audie Dean Cloyd was born June 12, 1965, in Bellville, the youngest child of Sam and Bernice Frey Cloyd.
He grew up and attended schools in Bellville, graduating from Bellville High School in 1983.
As a child, Audie loved sports, especially football and baseball. He was an avid fan of the Bellville Brahmas, Dallas Cowboys, Houston Oilers and now the Houston Texans. When his nieces went to college, Audie became a huge fan of each of their schools they attended and followed their football teams and was very proud of their accomplishments.
Audie passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Houston at the age of 47.
He is survived by his siblings Alan Cloyd and his wife, Arlene, of Bellville, Karen Sodolak and her husband, Butch, of Bernardo, and Susan Wier and her husband, Michael, of Brazoria; nieces Aimee Wieland and her husband, Steve, of Alexandria, Va., Lari Samford and her husband, Jason, of Sealy, Shannon Kusey and her husband, Matt, of Weimar, Michelle Braden of Alleyton, Hannah Sodolak of Dallas and Allyson Wier of Brazoria. Audie is also survived by his great nieces Lauren and Lynzie Kusey and Ellen Samford and Clare Wieland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Bernice Cloyd.
Visitation was 1-2, p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Schmidt Funeral Home.
Funeral service was 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Schmidt Funeral Home Chapelwith Father Tim Bucek, officiating.
Pallbearers were Jason Samford, Matt Kusey, Mark Lamp, Rusty Gregor, Gerrald Johnson, Kenneth Priesmeyer and Russel Sontag.
Interment was in Frey Cemetery in Monaville.
Friends who wish may make memorials to the: Frey Cemetery Association, 7181 Kiesewetter Road, Bellville, Texas 77418, or to their charity of choice.
Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville, TX, 12029 Hwy. 36 S. - P.O. Box 610, (979) 865-2424 phone.
Posted by Joy Neely