Jerry R. Cliffton, age 79, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice near Defiance. Jerry worked for the Ohio Gas Company for 43 years and was a member of the Montpelier Moose Lodge #312.
Jerry R. Cliffton was born on July 15, 1939, in West Unity and married Nancy A. Clark, who survives.
Jerry is also survived by his children, Julie Austin, of Montpelier, Sharon Arps, of Napoleon, Richard (Kathy) Cliffton, of Montpelier, Nathan (Susan) Cliffton, of Montpelier, Matthew Cliffton, of Edgerton, Trisha (Gary) Russell, of Pioneer and Amber (Brian) Rogers, of Bryan; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers, Walter and James Cliffton, both of Bryan; sister, Nancy (Jerry) Mocherman, of Bryan and sisters-in-law, Ella Cliffton, of Edgerton and Gerry Cliffton, of Bryan. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Lester “Junior” and Harold Cliffton.
Honoring Jerry’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Arrangements have been entrusted to Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the family for a donation to charity to be determined.