Clifford R. 'Uddy' Printup, Sr., of the Tuscarora Nation, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016, at his home under the care of his family and Niagara Hospice. A member of the Turtle Clan, he was born in Lewiston, on April 17, 1938, the son of the late Clifford and Doris Rena (Pembleton) Printup.
He attended local schools and served with the US Air Force. Mr. Printup was a roofer with the Roofer's Local #74 for many years and was also a car mechanic. In his leisure time, he used to race cars and enjoyed going to the race's, mowing lawns and taking rides. Mr. Printup enjoyed taking his Suzuki out in the woods on the Nation. He touched many and was loved by all.
Mr. Printup is survived by one son, Clifford Printup, Jr.; four daughters, TandiJo (Kevin) Lantrip, Mindy (Greg) Perrine, Carrie (Glenn) Schaller and Jackie (fiance' Randy Amato) Printup; seven grandchildren, Ashley (Cody) Schultz, Lottie (Justin) Gill, Derek Printup, Taylor Schaller, Chrystene and Aurora Printup and Travis Robson; three great-grandchildren, Isabella, Jag and Luke; four brothers, Cyril (Agnes) Printup, Dennis Printup, Lanny (Sue) Printup and Theodore Printup; two sisters, Susan (Bob) Gansworth and Penny Hudson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Erwin, Sunny Lee, Helen and Mary Printup and Dianne Fuller.
His family will be present TODAY (Wednesday) from 10 AM - 12 PM at the Tuscarora Indian Mission, 5035 Walmore Road, Lewiston, NY, where funeral services will follow at 12:00 PM, with the Rev. Donald A. Robinson, Jr. officiating. Memorials may be made in his name to Niagara Hospice. Interment with Military Honors in Mt. Hope Cemetery on the Tuscarora Nation. Arrangements were made through the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, Sanborn, NY.
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Published on December 20, 2016