Kenneth E. Clearfield
Ken, as he was known among his friends, passed on February 22, 2021 at age 55 in Gainesville, FL. He lost his battle with Diabetes that led to infection that ultimately took his life. Ken was retired from the U.S. Navy. A Veteran whom was fervent in spirit. Originally from Philadelphia, PA. Ken joined the U.S. Navy in 1984. After 20 years and 6 months of honorable service, he retired and settled in Ocala FL where he resided until his passing.
Ken has no immediate family. However, Ken was close friends with Robert Mester and his family who are Fowlerville natives, visiting frequently. Ken said that “He loves this small town!” and came up every year for the last six to visit for the holiday season. He attended the annual Fowlerville Buck Pole and Christmas in the Ville. Ken truly “Loved” our town. We would like to honor Ken and his Service to our Country.
HT1 (SW)(SCI) Kenneth Clearfield
1984- Boot Camp Orlando FL
HT A school, HT C School both in Philadelphia
84-87 Naval Supply Depo Subic Bay Philippines
87-90 USS Cape Cod (AD-43) San Diego CA
90-92 USS Independence (CVA-62) San Diego CA
92-95 Trident Refit Bangor WA
95-98 USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3) Sasebo Japan
98-00 USS Fort McHenry (LSD-43) Sasebo Japan
00-03 Port Operations Sasebo Japan
03-04 Naval Station Mayport FL