Clifton V. “Cliff” Ibbotson (80)

Crossville, Illinois
Birth: February 16, 1942
Death: July 9, 2022

Clifton V. “Cliff” Ibbotson, 80, of Crossville, Illinois, died Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He was born February 16, 1942, in West Salem, Illinois, the son of Lloyd Vernon Ibbotson and Mildred Melo (Crites) Ibbotson. He was married to Sandra (Garner) Ibbotson, and she survives.

Cliff was a retired school teacher from Carmi White County High School. He was a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a Masters Degree and he was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity while at Eastern. He was a United States Army veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Cliff enjoyed life and was an avid outdoorsman where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and archery.

Survivors include his wife, Sandy of Crossville; and four cousins, Elizabeth, Susan, John and Steve.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and three uncles, James Crites, Charles Crites, and Clifton Crites.

Visitation is 5-7 pm, Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Crossville. Funeral is at 10 am, Friday, July 15, 2022, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Crossville. Burial with military rites will be in Marion Cemetery, Bennington, Edwards County, Illinois.

Memorial may be made to Marion Christian Church and will be accepted at Cook Funeral Chapel in Crossville, or they may be mailed to Cook Funeral Chapel, 101 Edgewood Lane, Carmi, IL 62821.

Visitation: Cook Funeral Chapel, Crossville, Illinois - Thursday, July 14, 2022- 5-7 pm
Service: Cook Funeral Chapel, Crossville, Illinois - Friday, July 15, 2022- 10 am
Burial: Marion Cemetery, Bennington, Illinois - With Military Rites
Memorials: Marion Christian Church, c/o Cook Funeral Chapel, 101 Edgewood Lane, Carmi, IL 62821

1 thought on “Clifton V. “Cliff” Ibbotson”

  1. Ron& Nancy Wood

    I’m so sorry and sad that my good lifelong friend Cliff has passed. We have shared so many good times together since our sophomore year in high school.I know the past few years have been hard on him as he dealt with some debilitating health issues. Now he can Rest In Peace with the Lord.

    Nancy and I send our deepest heartfelt condolences to Sandy and the family.

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