Clifford Ellsworth Krigbaum, 82, a resident of Henryetta, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, December 25th, 2020 at his home. He was born on February 13th, 1938 to Ella and Oscar Krigbaum in Inola, Oklahoma. Clifford was raised on the Verdigris river where he learned his lifelong favorite pastime of fishing for catfish. A veteran of the United States Army, where he served as a tank mechanic in Germany. He and his wife, of 56 years, May were married September 4th,1963 in Sherman, Texas. Together they were blessed with 4 children. Clifford was a wonderful dad and a great provider for his family. He worked hard his whole life and would teach his children to do the same. He would continue his work as a mechanic up to his retirement from Okmulgee County District 1 in Beggs, Oklahoma. Clifford was a very direct man, always straight and to the point in his thinking. His greatest joy was spending time and getting to know his grandchildren. Clifford was much loved and will be greatly missed.
Clifford is preceded in death by his wife May, parents, sister: Paulette Arnold, and a brother: Theodore Krigbaum.
Clifford is survived by his four children: Corkey Krigbaum, Clifton Krigbaum, Brenda and husband Larry Martin of Okmulgee, Oklahoma, Charles Krigbaum and his fiance Damali of Henryetta, Oklahoma. eight grandchildren: Whitnee, C.J. , Kayla , Kyle, Jacob, Chase, Abigail, Lena; seven great-grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends.
Viewing and visitation will be held Monday, December 28th, 2020 at Integrity Funeral Service from 4:00pm-8:00pm.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at Integrity Funeral Service Chapel with Reverend Scott Randall officiating. Interment will follow at Morris Cemetery, Morris, Oklahoma
Services are under the direction of Integrity Funeral Service, 410 E. Trudgeon, Henryetta, Oklahoma
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