Jerry Clifford passed from this life on Thursday, June 13, 2013. He leaves the love of his life and companion, his wife of 47 wonderful years, Irene; a brother, Tom; his children, Gary, Gayle (deceased) and Gregory; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and served in the Navy in WWII from 1942 to 1946. Jerry was a pilot, A&P Mechanic. He retired from Dade County Schools, (G. T. Baker Aviation School). He was a graduate from Florida International University Miami with a Voc-Ed degree. He loved cars and was active in Corvette Clubs and owned several classic cars. His favorite was a 1947 Jaguar Roadster.
He was close to his family and enjoyed watching them from the side lines as their families matured in their own special ways.
Services will be private.
Arrangements by North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville. Online condolences may be shared at www.north- brevardfuneralhome.com.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on June 19, 2013