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Clifford Allen RexMarch 12, 1939 ~ August 12, 2017 (age 78)
Clifford Allen Rex, 78, of Seneca, was preparing to go to his regular Saturday morning Men's Bible Study, but went on to Heaven instead, on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
Cliff was born March 12, 1939 in Shippenville to the late Albert Rex, Sr. and Wilma (Wurster) Rex.
He graduated from Cranberry High School in 1957.
He enjoyed his Harley Davidson, '57 blue Chevy hardtop convertible, working at the Roller Rink, and his Saint Bernards, Max and Bruno.
Cliff was married in Oil City on April 23, 1960 to Barbara (Alsbaugh), who went on to be with their Lord on June 14, 2014.
Surviving are two children: Melanie (Rex) Rimer and Jeffrey Rex and his wife Holly (Saylor) Rex; four grandchildren: Rachel Rimer, and Ty, Austin, and Talon Rex; and his special friend, Carol Clinefelter, all of Seneca. Also surviving are two sisters, Margaret (Rex) Beichner and Carol (Rex) Johnson.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Wade, and Albert Rex Jr.; and a baby sister, Edith.
Mr. Rex retired from the Continental Can Company following more than forty years of service. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He received his ten-gallon pin for donating blood.
Cliff enjoyed spending time with his many friends from the Franklin YMCA. He loved attending Christian concerts at local churches, especially to hear the music of his friends, Tom Smith and Dan Schall.
Faith and family were of the utmost importance to Cliff. He would witness for Christ to anyone at anytime. He worked many long hours; at one time 86 days in a row, and most of those being 12 and 16 hour shifts, to provide for his family. He gifted a first car to each of his children and grandchildren, helping to give them a good practical start to their future.
Friends and family will be received Tuesday (Aug. 15th) from 4 - 8 p.m. and Wednesday (Aug. 16th) from 10-11 a.m. in the Hile-Best Funeral Home, 2781 Rte. 257 in Seneca, Cranberry Township. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday (Aug. 16th) at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Brad Riddle, pastor of the A.A.U.B. Church, officiating.
Interment will be in Brandon Cemetery in Cranberry.
Cliff faithfully attended Atlantic Ave. United Brethren Church Men's Bible Study; and the family suggests memorial contributions be made to this group for their charitable works throughout the communities of Venango County. Donations may be sent to the A.A.U.B., 160 Atlantic Ave., Franklin, PA 16323.
To express condolences online to Cliff's family, please visit www.hilebest.com