The South-East Lumber family is sorry to announce the passing of our founder Clyde Brackett. Clyde peacefully reached the end of his life journey on May 6th, 2019.
Clyde H. Brackett born March 4th, 1925, and was raised in Morganton NC working on the family farm. Clyde married the beautiful Hazel Bollinger who grew up on a neighboring farm. Clyde served with the Navy in WWII in the South Pacific, he attended NC State University and founded South-East Lumber Co. in 1960 (Greensboro, NC) and Brackett Brothers (Morganton, NC) 3 years later. Clyde was a father to 4 children that he loved very much.