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Clifford "Cliff" Frank Fordyce, Jr.

November 16, 1945 August 30, 2020
Clifford "Cliff" Frank Fordyce, Jr.
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Clifford “Cliff” Frank Fordyce, Jr., age 74, of West Alexander, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at Southmont Presbyterian Seniorcare, Washington.

Born November 16, 1945 in Wheeling, WV., son of the late Clifford Frank, Sr. and Elizabeth (Miller) Fordyce.

Cliff was a resident of West Alexander since 1958 when he moved from Hill Station. He attended McGuffey High School. Cliff was a member of West Alexander Presbyterian Church, where he was a Trustee. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post #656, West Alexander. Cliff was a former employee of Valley Camp Coal Mine #3 for 16 years, Overnight Trucking Company for two years, APA Transport for 25 years, and Cowan Trucking for four years prior to retirement in 2005. He became a Funeral Assistant with Rush Funeral Home, Inc. in 1995 until 2016 when it became Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. and stayed on as a loyal employee until his passing. Cliff married Patricia Darlene (Mahan) Fordyce on July 10, 1965 and were happily married for 52 years until her passing in 2018. He enjoyed boating, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by two children, Darlene Darrall, of Washington and Clifford (Tammy) Fordyce, III, of Carmichaels; four grandchildren, Autumn and Cassandra Darrall and Abigail and Jacob Fordyce; two great grandchildren, Brianna and Waylon Bosselman; one sister, Linda Mounts, of Washington.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one brother Thomas Fordyce.

Friends will be received on Thursday, September 3, 2020 from 3-8 p.m. at Claysville United Methodist Church, Rt. 40 W. Claysville, PA 15323. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the church with Pastor Tim Florence, officiating. Burial will follow at West Alexander Cemetery. MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN DURING THE VISITATION AND FUNERAL!!!!

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Alexander Volunteer Fire Department, 100 Main St. West Alexander, PA 15376.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

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Visitation

Thursday

3

Sep

3:00 PM 9/3/2020 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/3/2020 8:00:00 PM
Claysville United Methodist Church

1257 US-40
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Methodist Church
1257 US-40 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Service

Friday

4

Sep

11:00 AM 9/4/2020 11:00:00 AM
Claysville United Methodist Church

1257 US-40
Claysville, PA 15323

Claysville United Methodist Church
1257 US-40 Claysville 15323 PA
United States

Graveside

Friday

4

Sep

12:00 PM 9/4/2020 12:00:00 PM
West Alexander Cemetery

Main Street
West Alexander, PA 15376

West Alexander Cemetery
Main Street West Alexander 15376 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

West Alexander VFD

100 Main St.
West Alexander, PA 15376
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