ANDERSON — Clifford R. Weston, 96, Anderson, passed away July 2, 2014, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital after a sudden illness.
He was born June 17, 1918, the son of Lonnie and Ida (Halcomb) Weston in Burnside, Ky. The family moved to Anderson, where Clifford was a member of the Anderson High School Class of 1937.
On Nov. 9, 1940, Clifford married Nellie Hardy. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Upon his return home, he worked as a police officer for the city of Anderson before settling into a career as a plumber. An avid bowler, Clifford was a member of the SPBA. He was also a championship fast-pitch softball pitcher in Indiana and Florida.
Survivors include his daughter, Vicki (husband, Sonny) Woods of Anderson; grandchildren Beth (husband, Tom) Raison of Anderson, Todd (wife, Tracey) Fisher of Alexandria, Debbie (husband, Ben) Evans of Pendleton and Leah (husband, Joey) Finan of Yorktown; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Juanita Alexander of Pendleton and Joan Weston of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie; three sisters, Geneva Heiden, Genyle Webb and Mary Graham; and his brother, Lonnie Weston.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at East Maplewood Cemetery, with Todd Fisher officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans.
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