Clifford Thomas Haycock |

Clifford Thomas Haycock

Clifford Thomas Haycock, of Glenwood Springs, Colo., died Wednesday, April 24, 2002, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. He was 86.

Mr. Haycock was born June 15, 1915, in Spring Glen, Utah, to Thomas and Phoebe Haycock. He married Ruth Wilcox on Nov. 25, 1936, in Spring Glen. He worked for the Rio Grande Railroad for 18 years and for Rio Grande Motorway for 18 years. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Haycock was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper, and he trained retrievers. He lived in Grand Junction, Colo., until March 2000, when he moved to Glenwood Springs.

He was preceded in death by: wife Ruth; two sisters; four brothers; and son Tommy, who died in infancy.

He is survived by: children Clifford Haycock and wife Barbara, of Glenwood Springs, Ronna and husband Phillip, of Mountain Green, Utah, and Barry and wife Bunny, of South Jordan, Utah; one brother; three sisters; 14 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Martin Mortuary in Grand Junction. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Martin Mortuary. Burial will be at Orchard Mesa Cemetery in Grand Junction.

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