Graveside services for 76-year old Joseph Lee Clifford Jr are Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 2:30 PM at the Holy Rosary Mission Catholic Cemetery near Pine Ridge, SD, with Mr Charles McGaa officiating.
Viewing precedes the services from noon-2:00 at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD
Joseph Lee Clifford, Jr. was born on December 14, 1943 in Hot Springs, SD to Joseph Lee Clifford, Sr. and Thelma Mae (Garcia) Clifford. Joseph, Jr. made his journey to the Spirit World on November 12, 2020 in Pine Ridge, SD.
Joseph is survived by his sisters, Theresa Perkins, Anita Ecoffey, and Mary Wilson; and children, Charles Mousseaux of Malott, WA, Patrick L. Clifford, Annemarie (Ernie) Abold, and Marie (Calvin) Monroe all of Batesland, SD, David Clifford of Gordon, NE, Denise Clifford of Batesland, SD, JLee Big Crow of Blackhawk, SD, Coy (Mitzi) Big Crow of Oglala, SD, and Tanya Clifford, Jennifer (Gentry) Ribitsch, John H. Clifford, Brandy Clifford, Christina (Les) Clifford, and Richard Clifford all of Pine Ridge, SD.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph L. Clifford, Sr. and Thelma M. (Garcia) Clifford; children, Jeremy D. Clifford, Gloria A. Clifford, Anita J. Clifford, William L. Clifford, and Joseph C. Clifford; brothers, Clifton Clifford, Sr., Mark Clifford, Sr., Philip Clifford, Sr., and Patrick “Tom” Clifford; and sisters, Dorothy Lafferty, Darlene Waln, Gloria Pettigrew, Esther Clifford, and Philomena Clifford.
Pallbearers will be Troy Perkins, Robert Clifford, George Ecoffey, John Pettigrew, Mike Pettigrew, Vincent Lafferty, Mark Clifford, Jr., Tony Clifford, Harold Clifford, Steven Wilson, Sam Clifford, Phil Iron Cloud, Felix Rodrigeuz, & Howard “Babe” Bad Milk, Sr.
Honorary pallbearers will be All of Dad’s Family & Friends He has Made Throughout The Years.
Joseph Clifford Jr was a veteran of the U-S Navy and his arrangements are entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD