Robert Clifton “Clifford” McCleary Obituary

Published: Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:19 AM.

Robert Clifton "Clifford" McCleary, 67, passed away on October 29, 2013 in Miami, FL.

Born in Mobile, AL, the son of Leola Elizabeth Gathers and Stephen Gathers, Jr., he was a former resident of Port Saint Joe, educated at George Washington High School and served his country in the Army in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.  He now rests from the labor of the world. His dedication and genuine love of his family and friends will live forever in the hearts of those who know him best.

Survivors include his loving wife, Doris Jean McCleary; two daughters, Angela Jackson and Latasha McCleary; siblings, Yvonne Landrine, Caroline Sims (Thomas), Doris (Pastor Morning), Gwen Dawson (Darion), Sandra Addison, Tressie Ross (Fred), Patricia Williams, Steve Gathers, III. 

Preceding Robert in death were his siblings: James Earl Gathers, Jimmy Gathers and Wanda Jean Gathers; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral service was held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at New Bethel A.M.E. Church conducted by the Rev. Johnnie Jenkins.  Interment followed in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Services were under the direction of the Comforter Funeral Home.

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