Born Aug. 22, 1919, in Heber City, the son of George A. and Sarah Myrtle Giles Clift. Graduated from Wasatch High School. Married Peggy Gene Gines. Bill worked for and retired from the State of Utah Highway Department. He was a cowboy in the truest sense, riding herd from his youth clear into his later years.
Survived by son, Steve; eight grand- and 14 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Linda Heier (Crae’s wife). Preceded in death by both parents; son, Crae; stepson, Richard Hicken, and five siblings.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 11, from 3 p.m.-5 p.m., at Olpin-Hoopes Funeral Home, 288 North Main Street, Heber City. In lieu of flowers family requests contributions to be made to your local Humane Society.