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Clifford James Riker

April 8, 1934 — January 16, 2022

Clifford J. Riker, 87, of Battle Creek, died January 16, 2022. Clifford was born April 8, 1934 to Leo Horr and Rose Darling. He worked many years at the Kellogg Company before retiring as the maintenance supervisor in 1995.

Clifford loved bowling, snowmobiling and building model planes and cars. He also enjoyed building engines for street rods and even made one for a jetboat.

Clifford was united is marriage to the former Mary D. Despins on February 14, 1958, who survives. He is also survived by his two sons, Richard (Jennifer) Riker and Stephen (Michelle) Riker and two grandsons, Sebastion Alec Riker and Amari Riker. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, where funeral services to celebrate Clifford's life will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 25. The service will be livestreamed and may be viewed at: https://vimeo.com/667510972 or you may also view it on the Farley Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home Facebook page. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Personal messages for the family may be placed in the Memory Book at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE, Battle Creek, MI 49017

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Interment

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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