Ira “Odie” Wyman, 83, of East Brady, passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at his home surrounded by loved ones.
He was born Jan. 16, 1938, in Sligo, the son of Samuel Paul and Nellie Belle (Somerville) Wyman.
Odie was a lifelong resident of Clarion County and attended Rimersburg schools.
He worked as a supervisor at Pullman-Standard, retiring in 2000. Odie owned and operated Wyman Garage Doors for 50 years, and was known in the area for his work. Fishing, hunting and golfing were his favorite hobbies.
His memberships included VFW Post 7132 of Rimersburg, the Kittanning Eagles Lodge, and the Moose Lodge 962 of Chicora. Odie was also involved with the Masons, belonging to Masonic Lodge 277 of Clarion, the Coudersport Consistory and the Shrine Center of Pittsburgh, the Syria Shrine Rode Rigs, Tall Cedars of Kittanning, and Wildwood Masonic Lodge 92 of Wildwood, Fla.
He will be best remembered for being a hard worker and having a quick wit, and will be greatly missed by those who knew him.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Mary Lou (Crisman) Wyman, whom he married July 12, 1969; his son, Danny Wyman and his wife, Claudia, of Asheville, N.C.; his daughters, Dianne Bly and her husband, Bruce, of Karns City, Debbie McIntyre and her husband, Rick, of Freeport, and Merrilu Zulick and her husband, Dan, of Chicora; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren with one due in October.
He is also survived by his brothers, John Wyman and his wife, Betty, of Sligo, Donald Wyman and his…