The Journal Register (Medina, NY)


October 8, 2013

Clifford L. Stinson


Clifford L. Stinson, of Eagle Harbor, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 at his home. Mr. Stinson was born in Medina, March 2, 1923, a son of the late Maynard and Ella (Rorick) Stinson.
A graduate of Medina High School, Class of 1942, he served in the US Army Air Corps from 1943-46. On August 25, 1944, he married the former Thelma M. Emery and they resided in the area all of their lives. Mr. Stinson was a farmer and operated Otter Creek Farms for 28 years, retiring in 1984. He loved the outdoors; enjoyed farming, snowmobiling, woodworking and especially his Model A Ford.
Survivors include three sons, Royce Stinson of Waterport, Roger (Linda) Stinson of Albion and Robin (Jill) Stinson of Albion; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; a nephew, Dean Harris; and a niece, Sandy Wakefield. He was predeceased by his wife, Thelma, on January 27, 2007; his daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Stinson, on May 8, 2002; and his sister, Monica Harris.
Friends may call on Thursday (4-7 PM) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 West Center Street, Medina, where his funeral service will be held at 7 PM following calling hours. Military honors will be accorded on Friday at 11 AM at Otter Creek Cemetery by members of Butts-Clark Post #204, American Legion and Lincoln Post #1483, VFW. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn. or American Diabetes Assn.
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