Obituary for Dave L. Clifford
26 March, 1962 - 16 July, 1986
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Services for Dave L. Clifford, 24, of Melba, who died
Wednesday, July 16, at home, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday
at the Nampa First Southern Baptist Church, 1311 E. Sherman
The Rev. Ralph L. Bowen, pastor of the church, will
officiate with burial following at the Melba Cemetery, under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Mr. Clifford was born March 26, 1962, at Trona, Calif.,
to Trueman J. and Donna R. Clifford. When he was four
years old, the family moved to San Bernardino, Calif. In
1973 they moved to Eagle, and to Melba in 1975, where he
graduated from high school in 1980.
He worked at the OK Livestock Market in Caldwell while
in high school and shortly after his graduation. He then
worked for George Earll at the Snake River Ranch for a short
while before going to work for the Armour Meat Packing Cp.,
where he worked until he was injured in a motorcycle accident
He was married to Tamra Taylor from 1983 to 1985.
while in high school and shortly after high school, he
enjoyed bull riding and team roping. He also enjoyed
dirt bike riding. He was a member of the Nampa First
Southern Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Donna R. Clifford of
Melba; his father and step-mother, Tureman and Roberta
Clifford of Caldwell; two sisters, Kathy Clifford of Joshua
Tree, Calif.; and Sue Yoshikane of Nampa; a brother, Thomas
Clifford of Riverside, Calif.; two step-sisters, Amie and
Betsie Kimbrough of Caldwell; his maternal grandmother,
Katherine M. Reche of Melba; three nephews, Robby and Brian
Clifford and Charleton Yoshikane; a niece, Audra Yoshikane;
and an uncle, Morgan Reche of Melba.
Memorials may be made to the Idaho First National Bank,
P.O. Box 220, Nampa 83653.