Memorial services for Edwin Harold Iliff, 76, will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at The Sanctuary Church with brother Allen Dorries officiating. The address is 905 N. Rockford Road, Ardmore, OK 73401.
He is the son of the late Leonard and Velma Iliff. Edwin was born Aug. 29, 1941 in Bellaire, Mich., and passed from this life at his rural Ardmore residence Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.
Edwin went to Niles School in Michigan and he became an ordained minister in June 1993. He was so honored and proud to officiate his children and grandchildren’s wedding ceremonies. Edwin married the love of his life, Cassandra, Oct. 28, 1961. He had a passion for carpentry his entire life; he was constantly in the shop making furniture and other items for his great-grandchildren.
He was a jack of all trades; if there was anything needing to be done, he could do it.
Edwin was preceded in death by his mother and father, his two brothers and his infant daughter, Wendy.
He is survived by his wife, Cassandra; his three sons, Leonard and wife, Dawnah, Randy and wife, Carolyn and Todd and wife, Angel; seven grandchildren, Brandon Iliff, Brooke Williamson and husband, T.J., Joe Iliff, Dustin Iliff and wife, Amanda, Cassie Ayres and husband, Brandon; Lynyrd Iliff and Bret Iliff; and eight great-grandchildren, Melissa and Caden Iliff, Karly and Briar Williamson, Brooklyn Throneberry, Peyton and Heidi Ayres and Zane Iliff.