Clifford Petty

Clifford L. "Cliff" Petty

1958 - 2022

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Obituary of Clifford L. Petty

Clifford L. Petty, 64, of Long Grove, died April 28, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Cliff received a double lung transplant in 2020 and died from related complications. Cliff was born January 9, 1958, in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1976 he graduated from North Scott High School. Cliff went on to graduate from Hamilton Technical College in 1986 and worked as an electronic technician at several companies. He worked at Johnson Controls until 2019. He married Marcia Liedtke in Parkview on March 19, 1977. His son Brian was born in 1978. Cliff loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was a Vikings fan and enjoyed Thursday night horseshoes with the boys. Survivors include his wife, Marcia Petty of Long Grove; his son, Brian Petty, and Grandchildren, Neal and Hazel of Green Bay; his mother, June Smith; brother, Roy Petty and sister Gwen Adams, all of Des Moines. He is preceded in death by his father, Warren Petty and brother, Paul Petty. A celebration of life will be planned at a later date.