VeteranClifford Herriford

Clifford D. “Pete” Herriford, 73, of Chillicothe, died at 5:40 p.m. Friday, May 28, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center.

He was born April 4, 1926, in Bernadotte, a son of Ralph and Mabel Myers Herriford. He married Charlotte Ramsey on June 10, 1951, in Ipava. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Steven of Chillicothe; two daughters, Marsha Herriford of Chillicothe and Mrs. Ronald (Brenda) Eddinger of Loves Park; one sister, Mrs. Russell (Clara) Rhodes of Lewistown; two grandchildren; and one step-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

He worked at Hyster for more than 20 years, retiring in 1977. He also worked at J&J Manufacturing in Chillicothe.

He served in the Army in 1951. He was a member of American Legion Post 0009 in Chillicothe and the Peoria Casting Club and a charter member of the Illinois Valley Central Athletic Booster Club.

Services were held Tuesday at Weber Funeral Home with Rev. Edward Dutton officiating. Burial was in Chillicothe City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rescue 33.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/2/1999


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