Eugene Clifford Webb died peacefully in his sleep March 3, 2003, with loved ones in attendance. He was born Jan. 16, 1916. He was preceded in death by a daughter, DeloraLee Rindall, his wife, Beryl M. (Miles), and his later wife Bertha M. (Pulley). He is survived by his fiance, Alice Hahn; a daughter, Carmel Chandler; a son, Mark Webb, Sr.; and his former wife and lifelong friend Lucille Hogenson. Also, he leaves 10 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. His many other relatives and dear friends will miss him and remember him. A memorial service will be held March 15, at 3 p.m. at Whidbey Island Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
An active member of his church, Cliff was also a civic volunteer during his working years and even more so in retirement. For more than 20 years he was a member of Auburn Noon Lions Club in Auburn. Former King Lion Cliff was a dedicated worker for Auburn Mental Health. He will be remembered in Auburn also as a prime mover behind the forming of a sister city relationship with Kasuga Cho, Japan. Having remarried after Beryl’s passing, he moved to Bertha’s home in Santa Barbera, Calif. There he was again an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as a volunteer at his favorite lunch spot, the seniors’ Little House. His many friends who made a place for him in their lives invigorated his life.
Another move in residence, in what was to be his last year, was to Whidbey Island to be near his beloved Alice, whom he planned to marry next month. He lover her, she loved him and her wonderful family accepted him wholeheartedly. It was they who served him so lovingly in his last days. It was a great blessing for him to have so much love and so much meaning in his life right down to his last hour.