LYNDON-Clyde Richard Files, 84, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Olathe Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 3, 1929, in Dennison, Ill., the son of Clyde and Juanita Snedeker Files.
Dick, as he was known to most, had lived in Augusta, Ga., for 39 years before moving to Lyndon.
He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1974. He was a pilot, flying the KC-135 Tanker. He served in Vietnam for several tours. He retired at the rank of major. After retirement he became a vo-ag and shop teacher in Augusta, Ga.