Clifford Barkell passed away on June 21, 2014, at Casa de las Campanas. He was born on July 4, 1919, in Silver Star, Montana. |
Cliff was a Senior Staff Geologist for Shell Oil Company for over 30 years. Retiring in 1979, he and his wife of 70 years, Ethel, became active in the Oaks North Community and Square Dancing club. He was a dedicated RB Lions Member for 34 years, Chairman of many committees and Lion of the Year in 1984-85.
To commemorate their 25th anniversary, Cliff and Ethel donated funds to the Library for Children's books. He was a kind and gentle man.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Ethel; and nephews, Bob and John Barkell and their families. He was predeceased by his parents, Chester A. and Nellie Barkell, and brother, Elliot.
No services are planned.
Burial of ashes will be at Miramar National Cemetery.
Telophase Cremation assisted the family.
Published in the Pomerado News on July 3, 2014