Clifford “Cliff” Lee Gagnon, 84, Leesburg, died at 2:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at Goshen Hospital, Goshen.

He was born April 12, 1936, in Wabash County, to Sarah Annabelle Hamilton Gagnon and Russel C. Gagnon. On Nov. 15, 1959, he was married to Irene Rose Bridegam Gagnon.

He joined the U.S. Army in 1954. He served in Germany as a mechanic until his honorable discharge.

Cliff’s life will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, Warsaw, and officiated by Pastor Dave Hackney. Friends and family may visit prior to the service from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A graveside service will follow at Leesburg Cemetery, Leesburg, with military rites conducted by the American Legion Post #49 and VFW #1126, both of Warsaw.


Memorial donations may be directed to the New Paris Missionary Press, P.O. Box 61, New Paris, IN 46553 and would be appreciated by the family.

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