Delos Robert Clift / Dec. 9,1928-July 25, 2009

Published 8:01 am Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Delos “Bob” Clift’s life began Dec. 9, 1928, in Cincinnati, the son of Delos Clarence and Betty Cecilia (Wellbrock) Clift.

Bob, 80, of Decatur, passed away on July 25, 2009, at his home.

He is survived by: his wife of almost 60 years, Joan Clift; brother, Paul (Jean) Clift of Mesa, Ariz.; and three sons, Dr. Delos R. (Beth) Clift of Winter Park, Fla., David M. Clift of Decatur and Paul (Nancy) Clift of Mattawan.

Bob has seven grandchildren, Dr. Jennifer (Eric) Hultman, Joseph Clift, Rebecca (Zak) Whisler, Sara Clift, Francis Clift, David Clift and Julia Clift.

He also has two great-grandchildren, Anna Hultman and Andrew Hultman.

Bob lived in the same home for 50-plus years on his Decatur farm.
He retired in 1983 to take care of his wife and to enjoy the farm.

In his later years, his passions included working in his garden, deer hunting and ice fishing.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

McLauchlin-Clark Funeral Home is serving the family.
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