Clifford Joe Reid, 74, of Levelland passed from this life on August 23, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at the City of Levelland Cemetery.
He was born October 19, 1945 in Snyder to George and Vivian Reid. Clifford served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968 and was awarded numerous medals while deployed in Vietnam, including the distinguished Bronze Star.
Clifford married his sweetheart, Ethel “Sassy” Smith in 1970 and they had two sons, Joey and Randy.
He developed his skills as a heavy equipment operator while employed with the Texas State Highway Department for over 15 years. Afterwards, Clifford enjoyed working as a pumper in the oilfields of Texas. He retired with the City of Levelland working in the Street Department as a heavy equipment operator.
Clifford enjoyed vegetable gardening, working with various materials designing and building countless projects, and also passed on his great love for music to his family.
On July 31, 2020, Clifford and Sassy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They considered this one of their proudest accomplishments.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Vivian Reid; sisters, Donna K. Stanley, Norma Dennis and Rojean; and brothers, David W. Reid and Rex Reid.
Clifford is survived by his wife, Sassy; sons, Joey Reid and Randy Reid; sisters, Teresa Archer, Nita Olivas and Mabel Bustos; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home. (806) 897-1111
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