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Clifford Lee Bollinger

November 9, 1938 ~ January 19, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Clifford Bollinger Obituary

Clifford Lee Bollinger, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday January 19, 2024, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
He was born November 9, 1938, in Marble Hill, Missouri, to Leo L and Lillie Pierce Bollinger.

Raised in Bollinger County, Clifford was saved and baptized at Hahn Chapel Church. He was a 1956 graduate of Lutesville High School.

Clifford and Shirley Davenport were married November 9, 1956. They had one son, Randal. They had been married 48 years when Shirley passed away March 25, 2005.

Clifford and Barbara Karraker were married November 10, 2010. She survives.

Clifford worked 16 years as an inspector for McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis. When the family moved to Jackson, Clifford worked for the City of Jackson and Ocean Plastics. He retired as a private contractor for AT&T but continued to operate rental property.

Loving survivors include his wife of 13 years, Barbara Bollinger of Cape Girardeau; a son, Randal "Randy" (Sue) Bollinger of Sunset Hills, Missouri; two grandsons, Brandon Bollinger of St. Louis and Austin Bollinger of San Antonio, Texas; and a sister, Helen Martinson.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley; and three sisters, Eula Bridges, Lela Upchurch, and Leola Lincoln.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2024, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The Rev. Jimmie Corbin will conduct the funeral service at 2 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2024, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

If considering a memorial, the family suggests St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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Public Viewing
January 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
January 26, 2024

2:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

January 26, 2024

3:00 PM
Russell Heights Cemetery
435 S. Farmington
Jackson, MO 63755


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