McGilley Memorial Chapel-Midtown

20 West Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO


Clifton E. Erichson Jr.

July 25, 1941July 23, 2019

Clifton E. Erichson, Jr., 77 of Independence, MO, passed away July 23, 2019 at Rosewood Health and Rehab Center. He was born on July 25, 1941 in Kansas City, MO to Clifton Sr. and Mary (Hicklin) Erichson. Clifton played in AAA baseball before serving in the US Army during the Vietnam War era. He retired from Lake City Ammunition Plant. A fan of all sports, including Royals, Chiefs and MU Tigers. He also loved dancing, listening to music, and watching classic movies.

Besides his parents, Clifton was preceded in death by his sister, Cheryl Patton. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Antonia; daughters, Kippy Crouch (Stephen) of Peculiar and Angie Kay Brady (James) of Greenwood; and three grandchildren; stepson, Paul Juarez (Jan) of Grain Valley; stepdaughter, Patricia Sims (Robert) of Raymore; brother, Harry Erichson (Pat) of Loman, ID and sister, Pam Jordan; four step-grandchildren and three great step-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held 10:30 am-12:30 pm on Friday, July 26 at McGilley Midtown Chapel, 20 W. Linwood Blvd KCMO, with a funeral service following at 12:30 pm. Entombment will follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, KS. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to One Community Hospice.


  • Visitation Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Funeral Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, July 26, 2019

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