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A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Clifton "Cliff" Colyar will be held Saturday at at 11 am at Washington Funeral Home. Mr. Colyar departed this life March 6, 2018 at his residence in Youngstown. Mr. Colyar known to his family and friends as "Gino" was born March 9, 1948 in Youngstown a son Noble and Ora Lee Spires Colyar. He proudly served in the United States Navy and was formerly employed with the Youngstown Board of Education where he served as a teacher's aide. He served as the treasurer and president of the resident council for the Amedia Plaza apartment complex where he lived for over 10 years. He enjoyed listening to music especially jazz and was a die hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan. 
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving siblings, James Lee Colyar Sr. of Youngstown, Lewis Lee Colyar of Pittsburgh, Elnora Mitchell of Beuford, SC, Loretta McClellan of Chicago, IL; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and dear friends, including his companion, Davida Martin Brown of Youngstown. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters, Julia Mae Cochran and Alberta Colyar Tellington.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10-11 am at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on Monday March 19, 2018.

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  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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