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Clifford B. England

October 10, 1942 ~ November 11, 2021 (age 79)

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Clifford B England aka “Buck” age 79 of Home Washington passed away on November 11, 2021 at St. Anthony Hospital from complication of Cancer Treatments.

Clifford was born on October 10, 1942 in Morton Washington to Alfred England and Helen Jorgenson England he is survived by his wife Quirina England of Home Washington, four children and their spouses.  Jeffrey England, Dylan England, Dory England Ansel and Denise Lennon. Six grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Three Sisters and one brother. He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter in law Laura England.

Buck played piano at dance halls and armories including The Spanish Castle for teen dances in his early career. From there he discovered the “mighty Hammond B-3” and never looked back. In his 65 year career of traveling, appearing and recording with countless performers from here and abroad.  He has garnered many awards and honors.   To mention a few:  Washington Blues society Hall of Fame, Washington Blues best Hammond b3 player, Washington Blues Joe Johansen memorial award for excellence, Tacoma Blues Grand Summy award Blues master and The Black American Blues Historical Society of Canada award the honor of master keyboardist in the Fraternal order of Celesta Musicians.

Buck also loved being with his family and friends, gardening and was an avid reader.

Services will be held at Immanuel Presbyterian Church on November 28th at 2:00PM at 901 N J. Street, Tacoma Wa.  98403.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity.

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Celebration of Life
November 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
901 N J St
Tacoma, WA 98403

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