Clifford Dean Gordanier

Former Prospect resident, Clifford Dean Gordanier, 56, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007 at his home in McConnells, SC after a long battle with cancer.
A native of Albuquerque, NM, Cliff was a son of the late Claude and Annie Gordanier. He was a graduate of Rio Grande High in 1969, and attended the University of New Mexico. He was a body shop manager at Friendly Cadillac for several years and moved to Southern Oregon in 1984 making his home first in Prospect and later in Klamath Falls, then Medford. He was an auto glass installer for Farrell’s Glass in Medford, and Cook’s Glass in Klamath Falls. He also was owner/operator of Cliff’s Glass in Medford. Cliff and his family moved to McConnells in 2005 where he became a founding member and trustee of Living by Faith Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding his horse, singing, playing the guitar, and a good campfire. He will be greatly missed by his loved ones and friends.
Cliff is survived by his wife of 24 years, Nancy (Blaine) Gordanier and his son, John Gordanier, both of McConnells. Other survivors include his brothers, C.W. Gordanier of Florida; Roger Gordanier of McConnells; his sister, Ginger Gaulden of Rock Hill, SC; and nine nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Don Gordanier.
A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 8 at Living by Faith Baptist Church in York, SC followed by a gathering of friends and family at Cliff and Nancy’s home.
Donations may be made to the Prospect School Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 40, Prospect, OR 97536; or a favorite charity.

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