John Clifford Downs Jr.

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John Clifford Downs Jr.
Jul 21, 1940 - Nov 5, 2013
John Downs, 73, of Delhi, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, surrounded by his loved ones.
John was a proud Air Force Veteran. He lived in Delhi for many years. Many will remember him as a caring, kind hearted man who enjoyed being a bright spot and twinkle in the eye of many children for many years as he dressed in his red suit and listened to thousands of wishes every December. John worked for many years at Rogers Foods in Turlock, and then spent many years helping those around Delhi with their lawn care needs.
Mr. Downs is preceded in death by his loving wife of many years, Vivian Downs. He is survived by his loving family and friends who will hold him in their hearts forever.
A funeral service will be held at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., in Turlock, Tuesday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m., and interment with military honors in Turlock Memorial Park.


Funeral Home
Turlock Memorial Park & Funeral Home
575 N Soderquist Rd Turlock, CA 95380
(209) 632-1018
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Modesto Bee from Nov. 10 to Nov. 11, 2013
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