Clifford George Denning of Pacific City, Oregon, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2012 in Seaside, Oregon at the age of 61.
Cliff (Cliffy) as he was known by family and friends, was born October 26, 1950 in
Mission, British Columbia, Canada to Edward George Denning and Dorothy Marie (Bogh) Denning. Cliff was a student at Benson Poly Tech in Portland, Oregon and attended community college in Oregon City.
Although divorced at the time of his death, Cliff was previously married to Sally Adams Denning, before marrying Deborah Denning. He lived in both Warrenton and Seaside for nearly ten years before moving to Pacific City.
Cliff was a veteran of the US Army, based at Ft. Lewis in Washington and also in Germany.
Most recently and until the time of his death, Cliff worked as a sales representative at Robys Furniture and Appliance in Astoria. Being a member of the Astoria Yacht Club, Cliff enjoyed Sailing, Scuba Diving, Travel, Reading and Golf.
He is survived by his Father and "Mom", E. George and Marge Denning of Ocean Park, Washington, his Mother, Dorothy Moeller of Portland, Brother and Sister In-Law Lyle and Bonnie Denning of Camas, Washington, his Brother Todd Denning of Oregon City, two nephews, John and Chris Denning, both of Oregon City, two step-daughters, Lori Davis of Seaside and Lynn Nuttall of Portland, a step-grand daughter, Ashley Turner of Portland and his former wife, Deborah Denning of Seaside.
A Memorial Service will be held this coming Sunday, Sept 30, 2012. We will meet at 2PM by the Mariner's Memorial on the Astoria Riverwalk under the Bridge. We plan to have the Pastor present to lead us in Prayer & Remembrance of Cliff's life. Friends & Family are welcome to participate by sharing their personal memories. We hope to have some of Cliff's boating friends bring their boats so that we can all participate in disbursing his ashes in the river.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mariners Memorial Plaque in Astoria, care of Craig at Robys Furniture & Appliance (1535 Commercial, Astoria, Oregon 97103) or the Assistance League of Clatsop County.