Clifford, John Wallace "Wally",
Passed away peacefully Tuesday Jan 23, 2018 with his family by his side. He was born September 10, 1946 in Louisville, KY to Frank Clifford Jr and Irene Conniff Clifford.
Wally graduated from St. Xavier High School In 1965, and attended Western Kentucky University and Bellarmine University.
He served proudly in the United States Navy, and Completed two tours in the Mediterranean serving on the USS Concord AFS 5.
Wally Returned to Louisville and joined the family business, Clifford's Body Shop, and operated it for 40+ years.
Wally loved his family, friends, Gulf Shores Alabama and the Kentucky Wildcats.
Wally was preceded in death by his parents Frank Clifford Jr & Irene Conniff Clifford and brother in law, Sam Noe.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Susan Riney Clifford; daughter Dani Clifford(Casey); step mother, Carole Tobey Clifford; sisters, Pat McTigue (Tom), Lynn Noe, Suzanne Altman (Ron); brothers Paul Clifford (Angela), Tom Clifford (Sue); step brother Greg Oberst (Maggie); many nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road "in St. Matthews" from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday with a Celebration of Life starting at 1p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Diabetes Association.
The family expresses their gratitude to The Cardiology, Vascular and Wound Care Centers at Baptist East Hospital.
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Published by Courier-Journal on Jan. 25, 2018.