Clinton J. Stoddard

Clinton J. Stoddard, 86, of 69 Edgewood Road, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Lakeview Senior Care Center in Smethport.

Born March 10, 1929 in Bradford, he was the son of the late Clinton William and Nola Juanita (Stewart) Stoddard.

On October 12, 1951 in Mt. Jewett, he married Diane Marie (Millard) Stoddard.

He was a 1947 graduate of Bradford High School. 

After high school, he began working at McCourt Label.  In September of 1950, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged September 14, 1954.  After his military service, he returned to McCourt Label.  During his career at McCourt Label, he served in many capacities, moved with the company from Bradford to Lewis Run and retired in 1994 as a foreman. 

He was a member of the Bradford Moose Club, The American Legion Post #108 and the N.R.A.  

Along with his wife, he was a member of the Jacks and Jills Square Dancing Club and several clogging groups in the area.  He was an avid hunter, enjoyed fishing, bowled in several leagues at Byllie Lanes and also enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is  survived by three children, Michael W. Stoddard, of Duke Center,  Sandra (Shawn) Hallett, of Jamestown, NY and Beverly 'Tina' Stoddard of Bradford; five grandchildren, Christina (Steven) Dixon, Mik (Jackie) Stoddard, Shawn (Jennifer) Stoddard,  A1C Victor Hallett and Katherine Hallet, eight great grandchildren, Breanne Updegrove, Cody Stoddard, Brittany Stoddard, Jonny Dixon, Ryan Dixon, Klohe Bleam, Tommy Fraley and Oliver Stoddard and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Jean Cawley and Jean Juanita Chohrach. 

Friends are invited to call from 11 AM until 2 PM, Friday, September 4, 2015 in the  Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue, where funeral and committal services will be held at 2 PM with Rev. Katherine Randall, co-pastor of The First Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Military honors will be accorded following the service at the funeral home by members of The American Legion, Post #108.  Burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery. 

Memorials, if desired, may be made to American Legion Post #108 or charity of the donor's choice .

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