Clifford Lee Garten, 58, of Hopewell, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Virginia "Jenny" Liptrap Garten. Clifford retired from Honeywell after 25-plus years of service. He enjoyed fishing, collecting pellet guns, and especially spending time with his family and friends.

Clifford is survived by his children, Morgan Garten, Ryan Garten, Justin Blaha, Stephanie Stables; father, Eddie M. Garten; sister, Terri McHale; uncle, Wayne Liptrap and his wife, Nancy; nephew, Derek McHale; and great-nephew, Sean Jordaans.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Hopewell chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the in his honor. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 458-8516

Published in The Progress-Index on Apr. 2, 2014