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“Just heard if your passing on. Cliff will live on in all of us who has been touched by his kindness ! Your artwork will be with those of us that had...Read More »
1 of 52 | Posted by: Don - Salamanca, NY

“Our prayers and sympathy to all the family! I'm sure he will be missed by many! ”
2 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“our condolences go out to his family he will be greatley missed. ”
3 of 52 | Posted by: veronica Unverdorben - oswayo, PA

“Fly high our friend ! Say hi to all the great ones that went before you . ”
4 of 52 | Posted by: kim ken dickerson - NY

“Fly High Cliffie, You will now be watching over everyone. You will be missed. Love you!!! Denny Lord ”
5 of 52 | Posted by: Denny Lord - Salamanca, NY

“Thoughts and prayers to the Johnston family. Forever in your hearts. He well be flying high and watching over his friends and family! ”
6 of 52 | Posted by: Stacy Higby - Richburg, NY

“RIP Cliffie, you will be missed by so many. My heart ways heavy for the Johnston family. ”
7 of 52 | Posted by: Cynthia Mead - Alma, NY

“RIP "cliffy" prayers for his family . ”
8 of 52 | Posted by: Dennis Peters - Ceres, NY

Thankful for this. “I had a family emergency yesterday and couldn't get to the funeral home to offer my condolences. My heart was there with all of the family and...Read More »
9 of 52 | Posted by: Shannon Wiech - Bolivar, NY

“My sincere condolences go out to Cliffs family. May he Rest In Peace. <3 ”
10 of 52 | Posted by: - Wellsville, NY

“Sad birthday for me, as I am sure it is a sad day for all of you. Condolences to the family. ”
11 of 52 | Posted by: Howard Johnston - Spring, TX

“RIP Cliffie, thank you so much for all the beauty you added to my life. You will be missed ”
12 of 52 | Posted by: Christine Pelton - Salamanca, NY

“My thoughts are with your family and friends , Cliffy was a great friend to so many people and part of him will live on in his wonderful work that we...Read More »
13 of 52 | Posted by: Georgia Hastings - Spring Valley, CA

“U will be missed and never forgotten!! ”
14 of 52 | Posted by: Tabbe - SC

“My heart breaks for you Shannon and for all of Cliff's family. I never got to meet him but feel like I know him through your pictures. It's apparent...Read More »
15 of 52 | Posted by: Angela Ash - Cuba, NY

“Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family I'm here for you my friend ”
16 of 52 | Posted by: Keith Zielinski - Eldred, PA

“Feeling the loss of a beautiful soul, Kathy, Mary and Annie ”
17 of 52 | Posted by: Annie Scott - Olean, NY


18 of 52 | Posted by: Deanna (Forness)Schey - Concord, NC

“Cliff was a good guy, and a good friend. I went to school with him in Salamanca. He was also a very good tattoo artist. ”
19 of 52 | Posted by: Walt Reiller - Salamanca, NY

“Just not right. A great person and a kind soul just taken way to soon. Many of my art is his. ”
20 of 52 | Posted by: Ed Woods - Batavia, NY - friend

“To my dear friends Stacey and Ashley and all their family. I am sooo very sorry for this huge loss in your lives. Thinking of you with all my heart. ...Read More »
21 of 52 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to his family and friends. Cliff was a wonderful man and he will never be forgotten. ”
22 of 52 | Posted by: Christine & Greg Davis - NY

“Your memory will forever be with us as we look in the mirror and see the great gift you had received from god..rest in peace my friend..prayers of...Read More »
23 of 52 | Posted by: Amy Otto - GOLIAD, TX

“My heart goes out to you all. A life gone too soon. He touched so many lives. His touch of art is everywhere. We never know about tomorrow ”
24 of 52 | Posted by: Kimmy McDonald, Glidden - TN

“RIP Cliffy you missed by all who knew you either in close proximity or even in passing ”
25 of 52 | Posted by: Andrea Hall - Paris, TN

“so sorry for your loss. sending prayers to the family ”
26 of 52 | Posted by: thomas percy - salamanca, NY

“Sending heartfelt love and prayers to family and friends. R.I.P. Cliff. You left an indelible mark on many of us with your beautiful art and more so,...Read More »
27 of 52 | Posted by: Denae Storms - SC

“Shannon I am so sorry for your loss my thoughts are with you and the family.... ”
28 of 52 | Posted by: Dee Gross - Eldred, PA

“So sorry to hear of this tragedy...Prayers to his family. ”
29 of 52 | Posted by: Aimee Siperek - Olean, NY

“R..I.P Cliffy Fly high angelYou will be missed by many ”
30 of 52 | Posted by: Tabbe - SC - friend

“So sorry for your loss. I was lucky enough to have been part of the Johnston family for awhile. Great people. I will miss you dearly Cliffie! RIP ”
31 of 52 | Posted by: Marcy Monahan Geisz - Sebastian, FL

“I am truly sorry for the loss and pain you are in... He was a bright light for many and will sadly be missed! ”
32 of 52 | Posted by: Carmen Schneider Chaney - NC

“I'm at a loss for words. You were one of the few people who got me. The time I spent in your chair was way more than a tattoo session. Thank you for...Read More »
33 of 52 | Posted by: Sue Slocum - Little Genesee, NY

“Great guy gone way too soon. ”
34 of 52 | Posted by: Teresa Hunt - Eldred, PA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. R.I.P. Cliffy. ”
35 of 52 | Posted by: Tami Darrin

“I'll never forget you for all that you've taught me or the experiences we had together. You truly were my friend when I had no one else. I feel...Read More »
36 of 52 | Posted by: Doug Love - Eldred, PA

“Forever in Victory Lane ”
37 of 52 | Posted by: nancy wheeler - cuba, NY

“Our hearts are broken with the loss of such a great friend, an amazing tattoo artist and awesome stock car driver...Thoughts and prayers to everyone. ”
38 of 52 | Posted by: michelle wheeler - olean, NY

“Cliff I will miss you. You were a great person and will live on through your excellent work on so many people. U are an angel now. Rest in paradise...Read More »
39 of 52 | Posted by: Gwen Bruno - Salamanca, NY

“My Sympathy and prayers for the family. ”
40 of 52 | Posted by: sandra McWilliams - Eldred, PA

“We lost a great friend. This is a great loss that has affected so many people. You are missed and loved more than words can say. RIP Cliffy. ”
41 of 52 | Posted by: Tracey Ellis - Cortland, NY

“So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
42 of 52 | Posted by: Marcy Stahli - Eldred, PA

“Cliff brought so much joy to those around him, he will be missed by many. ”
43 of 52 | Posted by: Gary and Laurie Perrin - Avon, NY


44 of 52 | Posted by: Winky Provorse - Olean, NY

“An amazing artist, friend and a man whose face would light up when talking about his family.. You have touched so many lives. My heart goes out to...Read More »
45 of 52 | Posted by: Karen Cole - Portville, NY

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all! RIP Cliff. ”
46 of 52 | Posted by: Judy and Rick Crowley - Olean, NY

“May you all find peace in these difficult times. God Bless ”
47 of 52 | Posted by: Deb Shaffer - ELDRED, PA

“Your loved one is never to far to hear your whispers or soften your tears. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
48 of 52 | Posted by: Tara Rounsville - Smethport, PA

“So sorry for Your Loss! ”
49 of 52 | Posted by: vicki harmon - bolivar, NY

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for all ”
50 of 52 | Posted by: Jessica Allison - Olean, NY

“You'll be missed my friend. RIP ”
51 of 52 | Posted by: Wendell Boll - Bolivar, NY

“So sorry to hear the news of your Brother's passing. Lee, prayers going out to your family at this tough time. I apologize for being away and not...Read More »
52 of 52 | Posted by: Larry Penman - Allegany, NY


Clifford was born on March 15, 1968 and passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017.

Clifford was a resident of Eldred, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Cliffie was a 1986 graduate of Bolivar Central School.

He served with the U.S. Army from 1988 to 1989 and was stationed in Germany.

16, 2017) at the First Church of God, Eldred, at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Dave Means officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred Borough Fire Department or to the Eldred WWII Museum.

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