Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Clifford King, entered into the presence of the Lord on Monday, March 15, 2021. He was 92.
Cliff was born in Kentucky and raised in Clairfield, Tennessee. He later moved to northern Ohio, where he met and married Grace (Smith) King. They were married 64 years.
Cliff was a 'girl dad' to Carol Ann Leedy and son-in-law Jason Leedy of South Bend, Laura Lee King of South Bend, and Tammy Hostetler of Jacksonville, Florida. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Holly Lynn. He was the best dad! He was grandfather to 6 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
He was preceded death by his parents James and Amanda (Lambdin) King of Rising Sun, Ohio. He was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters: Edward, Charles, Jefferson, Harvey, Clyde, Fred, Raymond, and Phillip, and Sally, Edith, Iva, and Ruby.
Cliff loved fishing and warm weather having recently moved back to the area from Panama City Beach, Florida. He was kind and always a gentleman, even in his final days. He spent the majority of his work life as an automotive technician for some of the South Bend dealerships. He 'retired' in 1994 but remained active, working for Home Depot and doing home projects. He became a fulltime resident of Florida in 2003, where he also worked at Home Depot until 2010.
There is a memorial service planned for his birthday on September 26, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Mishawaka, Indiana.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Center for Hospice, Mishawaka, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.
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Center for Hospice Care
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