Clifford Jim Welsh
July 6, 1945 – October 13, 2017
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cliff Welsh, Father, Grandfather, and Brother, Uncle, Cousin and friend on October 13, 2017 at the age of 72.
He will be dearly missed by his family, daughter Liana (Greg) Jones, daughter Christine (Dennis) Haupt and grandchildren, Kassidy, Tye, Chace and Kenedi who were the twinkle in his eye.
Cliff is predeceased by his wife Nora, mother Lucyan and father Keefer. He is survived by his loving siblings, Edna (Sim), Beverly (Lloyd) and Wayne (Virginia), not to forget his many other family members ,friends and his one very special buddy Boots.
Born and raised near Lorenzo Saskatchewan the second of 4 children, Cliff spent his youth roaming the farmlands in his beautiful home province. In 1960 Cliff moved to Nelson BC with his family, they didn't stay long before they moved to Surrey and finally to Prince George where he would eventually meet Nora his wife of 50 years and start his family. Cliff and Nora moved to Kamloops in 1979 where he would stay for the remainder of his life.
Cliff or G-Pa as his grandchildren referred to him as will be especially remembered for his superb humor, quick wit and exceptional storytelling ability. Throughout Cliff's life he enjoyed, camping and fishing trips, game playing, and most of all good times with family and friends.
A Celebration of Life for Cliff will take place at 2pm Saturday, October 28, 2017 in the Dogwood room at the Cottonwood Community Center, 750 Cottonwood Ave, Kamloops, BC. Please bring any fond memories or stories about Cliff that you would like to share.
A toast to Cliff will take place at the Moose Lodge across the hall afterwards.
Condolences may be expressed at www.schoeningfuneralservice.com
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