Clifford L. Brooks Sr., 80, passed away at a Portland hospital July 30 2014, with his wife and sons by his side.
Clifford was born on March 17, 1934, in Smithfield, Maine, the son of Ruth and Lloyd Brooks. After graduating from Williams High School, Clifford joined the U.S. Army. Following his service to our country, Clifford worked for many years at Kimberly Clarke and Sappi Paper.
Clifford is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Arlene; along with his five sons, Byron of Waterville, Birchard of Belgrade, Clifford Jr and his wife Kim of Rome, Jeff and his wife Brenda of Winslow, and Mark and companion Michael of Groveland Fla.
Clifford had nine grandchildren, Chris, Dustin, Mandy, Becky and her husband Braden, Jeremy and his fiance Megan, Joshua, Megan (deceased), Jamie and her husband Tristan, and Jason and his wife Samantha.
Clifford also had seven great-grandchildren, Kyleigh, Sierra, Aspen, Baxter, Julia, Jenna and Riley.
Clifford has three brothers, Butch, Carlton, Colen; and one sister Carol.
He also had many nieces, nephews and special friends whom he enjoyed.
There will be no public services
Thank you for a wonderful 57 years
Arrangements are by Mid Maine Cremation Services.