Cliff Branch

Aug 1, 1948 – Aug 3, 2019 (Age 71)


Cliff Branch was a star receiver for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders, catching over 500 passes during a 14 year NFL career from 1972 until 1986. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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It is obvious that Cliff brought pleasure to the lives of many as he expressed himself on the field. For this, he will be remembered with great joy and gratitude. May the peace of God that surpasses all understanding fortify this family with the comfort it needs during their time of deep sorrow. I pray that your sleep is peaceful as you rest from your many accomplishments and your love for the game of football. Know that your fans and I love you, are remembering you, and long to see you...

I can't believe it! Thank you for all your positive words and for your love towards my kids. I miss your morning raider pictures.

Uncle Cliff, I was sure blessed to be apart of your life.. you were so funny and always made people smile. Thank you for all you did for me and my family. We will never forget you.. Rest in peace Uncle Cliff! We love you!

I am truly sorry about the passing of your loved one. May God strengthen your family during this time of loss. Deepest sympathies.

We will be missing a great one!
You will always be a Hall of Famer in my eyes.
It was a pleasure knowing you.

I met Mr. Branch many times the last time was on June 11,2019 at Safeway in Napa, Ca I had a pic of Him an Cedric Hardman n myself he quickly said please bring it in he was one of my best friends next day I did just that he took a pic of with his phone signed it . We talked about God ( he had on his silver sn black cross) we talked about Lester Hayes An him becoming a Christian told him I was so happy to hear that the folllowing weekend talked to Mr. Hayes myself just a wonderful ,...

Clifford loved his family and his family loved him. He was generous and kind to everyone! He will be missed by all. RIP Cliff

You were a great man and a gentle soul and you left me with a great memory that will always live in my heart. Thank you for the words of encouragement. You are sorely missed by all those you have touched.

One of the best deep threats in football period. Go Deep Baby !