November 14, 1931 – June 18, 2020
Theodore B Clifford, age 88 of Springfield, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Springfield Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his wife Opal, son John, his parents Margaret and Amos Clifford, five brothers, and four sisters. He is survived by three children: Ada (Rob) Street, Ronald Clefford and Kenneth Clefford, as well as a daughter-in-law, Nancy Belcher. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Thirteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Springfield Masonic Lodge and the FOE. He loved to play cards, especially Poker and Euchre, and was an avid fisherman and bowler. A memorial service will be held at a date and location to be announced later. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to either Antioch Shrine Temple or St. Jude Children's Hospital.