Weatherford Democrat

August 20, 2013

Thomas Warren Clifft


Weatherford Democrat

WEATHERFORD — Thomas Warren Clifft, 66, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at home, surrounded by family.

Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White’s Funeral Home, 130 Houston Avenue, Weatherford.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Tom’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, 817-737-9990.

Thomas Warren Clifft was born on Oct. 20, 1946, to the late Leonard Ray Clifft, Sr. and Sybil Leona Warren Clifft in Rochester, Ind. He met and later married the love of his life, Katherine Sue Mueller. Tom proudly and honorably served his country in the United States Army, serving three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon-2, NCO Professional Development Ribbon-3, Good Conduct Medal-5th Award, Vietnam Service Medal with 8 Bronze Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 device, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm and an Army Commendation Medal during his service. Tom retired from the military after 21 years of service. He retired after 10 years of service from DFW Airport Transport.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, John Douglas Clifft.

Survivors include: loving wife of 24 years, Katherine Clifft; children, Robert Clifft, Tamra Deland and husband, Scott, Steven Brockhausen and wife, Amy, Melody Clifft and Leonard Clifft and wife, Amber; 14 grandchildren; brother, Leonard Ray Clifft, Jr. and wife, Nancy; sister, Charlotte Dowds and husband, Larry; and many nieces, nephews and friends. 

White’s Funeral Home