Clifford Smith, 82, of Lone Tree, passed away on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at his home in Lone Tree. Funeral services were held on Friday, Dec. 23, at the Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Lone Tree. Burial was at the Lone Tree Cemetery, with full military honors.
Clifford Henry Smith, Jr. was born April 17, 1929, in Iowa City, the son of Clifford Henry and Velma Margaret (Hartsock) Smith. Clifford served the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. On October 23, 1951, Clifford was united in marriage to Mary Margaret Forwald in Lone Tree.
Local survivors include Tom Smith (Jennifer) of North Liberty and grandchildren Rachel and Maggie Smith of North Liberty.
Clifford was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary, four sisters and several nephews.
Memorials for Clifford may be directed to the Arthritis Association. Online condolences may be sent to the Smith family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com.