Cliff McGrath graduated from Hickman High School

Monday, April 29, 2013 | 9:32 a.m. CDT; updated 2:13 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, April 30, 2013

COLUMBIA — Cliff McGrath died Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Newburg. He was 83.

Mr. McGrath was born Sept. 7, 1929, in Columbia, to A.D. and Thelma McGrath.

He was a graduate of Hickman High School. 

Mr. McGrath is survived by two sons, Patrick McGrath and his wife, Cheryl, of Newburg, and John McGrath and his wife, Glenda, of Ellisville; a daughter, Cathleen McGrath, of Ballwin; and five grandchildren. 

His wife, Virginia McGrath, and a son, Timothy McGrath, died earlier.

Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will be follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  A private family burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. 

The family requests that donations be made to the Butterfield Youth Services, P.O. Box  333, Marshall, MO 65340 or the Phelps County Regional Medical Center, 1000 W. 10th St., Rolla, MO 65401. 

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