Saturday, March 20, 2021

 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

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