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Clifford Melville Keddie III

March 13, 1950 ~ April 22, 2019 (age 69)


Clifford Melville Keddie, III died on Monday, April 22, 2019 in Costa Mesa, California. He was born on March 13, 1950 in Grand Haven, Michigan. Cliff was preceded in death by his father Clifford Melville Keddie, Jr. Cliff is survived by his mother Lerna Shanley Keddie, his sisters Joyce Stephen, Barbara Keddie, and Kaye Thorton, as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Cliff was an energetic optimist. He enjoyed success in the tennis industry during its boom in the 70's and 80's and went on to start up two sucessful powder coating businesses, and in later years was an entrepreneur involved in investments - he was always working on something, his mind never retiring. 

As a child Cliff excelled in this athleticism in diving and gymnastics, and right from high school joined the Army with the 82nd Airborne. 

He had a memorable laugh and a hearty enthusiasm for life, which he lived his way, and never turned down an opportunity to discuss politics. 

Clifford will be buried next to his father and mother (at a later time):in the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery for Veterans, all three having served in the military. If you would like to be contacted when this occurs please call Price Funeral Chapel (916-725-2109), who will advise the family with your contact information. 

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