Clifford William Prewitt was born July 11, 1930, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Claude and Ora B. (Johnson) Prewitt. He entered into rest on August 17, 2017 at his home, in Anderson, Mo., at the age of 87.
Clifford was raised in Henryetta, Okla., and served in the U.S. Army, July 1948 - July 1968, serving in the 5th Special Forces, (Green Beret). He served during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War and was stationed all over the world. He was honorably discharged as a Major. Following his discharge, he was a cattle rancher. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Clifford married Ruth (Crofut) on November 26, 1949. She preceded him in death in 2005.
He is survived by two children, Roseanna K. P. McClure, of Pittsburg, Kan., and David William Prewitt, of Gilbert, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Justin David Prewitt, Colleen Ruth Mulhollen and Dustin William McClure; and three great- grandchildren, Alainna Mulhollen, Carson Mulhollen and Harrison Clifford Prewitt. In addition to his wife and parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Ted Prewitt.
Clifford has been taken for cremation and no services are planned at this time.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo.
Published on August 22, 2017