Clint James Silves, age 44, of Maple Falls, WA, passed away May 2, 2022, in a logging accident. He was born March 7, 1978, in Sedro-Woolley, WA to Kirk and Janell (Bentz) Silves.
Clint was raised in Sedro-Woolley and graduated from SWHS in 1996. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and being with his dog, Scooter and going to hot rod shows with his family. Clint married Wendy July 7, 2007 so that the three 7’s would be easy to remember for their anniversaries. They lived a short time in Skagit County before moving to Whatcom County.
Clint was a logger for 20 years following in his dad’s footsteps and the last 6 years were with Nielsen Brothers Logging. Clint’s greatest joys were his family and when he had down time you could find him and Wendy out on a lake fishing, watching NASCAR or drag racing.
Clint is survived by his wife, Wendy (Clayton) Silves; children, Shania Zieber and Ty Silves; grandson, T.J.; parents, Kirk and Janell Silves; siblings, Shannon (Brad) Buchanan, Roy (Amy) Swihart, Misty (Tom) Barnhart and Norman Swihart; grandfather, Don Bentz; uncles, Fritz Bentz and Donnie Bentz; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; his rigging crew and the logging community.
Clint was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents, Bill and Marge Silves; great grandmother, Ruth Utter; grandmother, Jeanne Eagleburger.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Heritage Ranch, 18244 Sam Bell Road, Bow, WA 98232. Pastor Roy Swihart presiding. Please share your memories of Clint and sign the online guest register.