Clifton S. “Cliff” Recker, Jr., born June 2, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas to Clifton S. Recker, Sr., and Agnes E. [Tudyk] Recker died peacefully at home on April 4th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Cliff is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Glenda J. Recker; children, June Michelle Recker Johnson (Colby), Brett Steven Recker (Kathy), Monelle Kathryn Recker Trammell (Leonard), and Brent Clifton Recker (Dianell). He also leaves behind 9+ grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren who loved him very much. Clifton served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his military service, Cliff worked as long-haul truck driver. In 1958, he opened his own business, now known as TRIPLE R DC EXPERTS on Rigsby Avenue. Cliff was a LIFE member of SALE; a member of the American Legion and VFW; past President of the La Vernia Lions Club; life-long member of Hermann Sons, and a Republican candidate for County Commissioner Precinct 3 in 1988. Cliff loved his home life, gardening, spending time with family, and bowling where he met many of long-time friends. The family wishes to thank all the doctors, nurses, and hospice personnel for their care and compassion. Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Pastor Bobby Nixon will be officiant of the services. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you pay it forward in kindness in honor of Cliff.