Clifford E. Maurer

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Clifford E. Maurer, 41, passed away on May 11, 2012, in Katy. He was born Feb. 5, 1971, in Ashland, Ohio, the son of David Eugene and Margaret Hope (Miller) Maurer.

From 1992 to 1996 Master Sgt. Maurer was an Army Ranger, 1st BN, 75th Ranger Regiment. He received his bachelor's degree in computer programming from Texas A&M Commerce in 2000. He joined the Texas National Guard in 2002, becoming active duty National Guard. He was currently with the 72nd IBCT, Houston. While rising to the rank of master sergeant, Cliff served a tour in Afghanistan and was awarded the Bronze Star. Cliff preached his first sermon while in Afghanistan.

Cliff married Amber Dawn Davis Feb. 28, 2004. Having met in college, they built a home in which God was first and laughter was frequent.

He attended the West Houston Church of Christ in Houston and previously worshiped with the Shiloh Road Church of Christ, Tyler.

He could accomplish anything he set his mind to do. He encouraged many in their military careers and was respected by his peers. His children will remember his humorous teasing and their special relationship with him. He loved his family with all his heart.

Cliff is survived by his wife, Amber; and five children, Caleb, Clifton, Eva, Sabrina, and Justin and wife Krystal. Survivors also include his parents, David and Margaret Maurer; parents-in-law, Randy Davis and Anita Davis; granddaughters, Elizabeth and Alina; and other family and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clair and Frances Maurer of Ashland, Ohio, and Earl and Mattie Miller of Paris.

Friends and family gathered for viewing Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lloyd James Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, May17, 2012, at Shiloh Road Church of Christ, 1801 Shiloh Road, Tyler, with Chris Detkos officiating. Military graveside service will follow in Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on May 17, 2012
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