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Clifford Walling




Born: 1942

Death: December 21, 2012

Clifford Walling, age 70, of Lowell, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012. He was preceded in death by mother, Mildred (Miller) Lucas, Walling, Mansfield, father and step mother Harold and Helen Walling, brothers William and Ronald Walling Sr., great niece Sheila Walling, sister-in-law Ruth Ann (Duncan) King. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his wife of 49 years Frances (King) Walling; children, grandchildren and step grandchildren: Mindy (Nick) Tykocki and Zachary of Alto, Michigan, Edward (fiancée Jen Eding) Walling, Kelleigh (fiancé Trenton Marcks) and Mitchell Walling, Blake Delp, Katlyn and Camaraye Eding and great-grandchild due in January, all of Wyoming, Michigan; brother Robert (Barbara Needham) Lucas and special nephew Jeff of Lowell, Michigan; brother-in-law Richard (Clara Duncan) King of Lowell; sisters-in-law Dorothy Walling of Lowell, Sharyl Walling of Grand Ledge, Michigan; cousins, nephews, great nephews and great niece. Cliff began working at the gas station at the intersection of Ada Drive and Thornapple River Drive in 1984, when Citgo owned it. He stayed on through the years (22) as the station changed to Fairchilds, Crystal Flash and Speedway when he retired in 2006. Funeral services will be Friday, December 28 at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, 11:00 a.m. Pastor Nate Gray of Elmdale Church of the Nazarene officiating. Relatives and friends may meet his family Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Roth-Gerst Chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Cliff may be made to Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan, 1279 Cedar NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Home Instead Senior Care, 2944 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI, Elmdale Church of the Nazarene, 11830 Drew Road, Alto, MI 49302 or the charity of one’s choice.

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