Clifton Irick, 94, of Pilot Point, passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home with his family present. He was born November 11, 1919, in Munday, TX, to Travis and Nell (Chamberlain) Irick. Clifton married Bertha Nadene Stephens on March 14, 1942, in Pilot Point.
Clifton served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was president of the school board when the Gee School was built. He was a charter member and former president of the Pilot Point Chamber, charter member of the American Legion, charter member of the Kiwanis Club that was organized in 1958, member of the Pilot Point VFD for over 20 years, where he served as secretary. Clifton was a former mayor of Pilot Point and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1939.
He is survived by his wife, Nadene, of Pilot Point; daughter, Linda Irick Kirby of Pilot Point; son, Steve and Jamie Irick of Pilot Point; three grandsons, Chance Kirby and Sallianne O'Neal of Pilot Point, Justin and Candace Kirby of Houston, Travis and Stefanie Irick of Pilot Point; granddaughter, Jessica Irick Richardson and Kyle Richardson of Pilot Point; four great-grandchildren, Athena Kirby, Asten Kirby, Kinslee Irick, Reid Clifton Richardson, all of Pilot Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Arthur B. Irick (1927-1931).
Visitation will be held 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.0.M, Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Slay Memorial Chapel of Pilot Point. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church in Pilot Point with Rev. Luther Slay officiating and Roger Greer assisting. Burial will follow at Pilot Point Community Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be made to Pilot Point Cemetery Association, P. O. Box 65, Pilot Point, TX 76258.
Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center, Pilot Point.