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Keith Hopkins Clisby
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Birth: May 23, 1926
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 2007
White City
Jackson County
Oregon, USA

He was awarded THE PURPLE HEART.

Keith Hopkins Clisby, 81, of Shady Cove, and Goodyear, Ariz., died June 16, 2007. He was born in Seattle, Wash. Keith enlisted in the Merchant Marines at 17, serving his country in World War II. Drafted into the Korean Conflict, he served on the front lines in the Army, receiving the Purple Heart. He received an Associates Degree from Graceland University in Iowa and did further studies at the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology. After returning to Seattle he became a draftsman, working for Boeing and Lockheed Corporation. In 1972 he and his wife, Donna, bought the Central Point Cleaners and operated it for 20 years, selling it in 1992. After retirement, he enjoyed his hobbies of fishing and woodworking. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church, Central Point Rotary, the Eagles Club, Medford Elks Lodge #1168, and the Disabled American Veterans. Keith was the beloved husband of 49 years to Donna: beloved father to Linda (Jim) Hoff, Cathy (Jack) Aungst, Jennifer Woodward, and Heather (Ron) Rayner; beloved grandfather to Jeff Stansfield, Scott Aungst, Jaclyn Aungst Murphy, and Ross Rayner; and beloved great-grandfather to Nick and Natalie Stansfield.

Surviving him in addition to his family is his sister, Rosemary Swayne. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Robert George Kent Clisby (1895 - 1968)
  Rose Edna Van Eaton Clisby (1893 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  John Hiram Clisby (1921 - 2001)*
  Kent Clisby (1924 - 1924)*
  Keith Hopkins Clisby (1926 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eagle Point National Cemetery
Eagle Point
Jackson County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Leslie MITCHELL Smith
Originally Created by: Helen Ann Chandler
Record added: Feb 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34270786
Keith Hopkins Clisby
Added by: David M. Habben
 
Keith Hopkins Clisby
Added by: Helen Ann Chandler
 
 
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~RIP~ God Bless & Thank you!
- Kat
 Added: Nov. 10, 2014
Thank you kind sir for your service and your bravery. We live in a free country thanks to men like you. Rest in peace.
- Helen Ann Chandler
 Added: Feb. 28, 2009
 
 
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