Mr. Mudd was an electronic engineer for the US Army Aviation Systems Command, St. Louis, MO, before retirement. He was a former Special Education Board Member and past President of Belleville School District #118, and former member and past President of the Belleville Philharmonic Society. Mr. Mudd was a life-long member of Amateur Radio Operators, member of the St. Louis Auto Racing Club, and longtime member of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Audrey M., nee Davis, Mudd, whom he married on September 3, 1960, and who died on June 4, 2017; his parents, Clemence P. Sr., and Estella K., nee Miller, Mudd; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Fay Sigman; and three brothers-in-law, Donald Davis, Eugene Athmer and Bob Sigman.
Surviving are a son, Clemence III (Tammy) Mudd of New Athens, IL; two daughters, Suzanne (David) Yarber of Belleville, IL, and Sarah (Jeff) Young of Swansea, IL; four grandchildren, Jessica Yarber, Emily Yarber, Clemence Mudd IV, and Katie Young; one step-grandchild, Dusty Pannier; a sister-in-law, Joyce Davis of Belleville, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society, or the Missouri Botanical Garden, or to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL. Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing will be observed.
Funeral: Private funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 31, 2021.
Burial will be at Green Mount Protestant Cemetery, Belleville, IL.