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Clifford Emmett Comer, 59, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg.

Cliff was born January 7, 1962 in Columbus, Missouri at home, the son of Curtis Clifford Comer and Beverly Ann (Hampton) Comer.

He graduated from Holden High School, Class of 1980.

He married Sharon Droege on January 22, 1982 in Lee’s Summit.

The couple made their home in Holden.

On December 31, 2014, Cliff met and later married Valerie Hedrick in Bennett Springs, Missouri.

He was employed with PDQ Tower Services for the last several years.

While climbing towers, he was known as a “Tower Dawg.” More recently, he was an Assistant Project Manager with the company.

Cliff enjoyed hunting and fishing with his dad in years past; bowling, walking the couple’s two Chihuahua fur babies; and watching Sci-Fi, namely Dr. Who.

He also enjoyed working with wood. Cliff would mow his mother’s yard religiously.

He loved his family and his career.

Survivors include his daughter, Erica Yount (Jack) of Kansas City, MO; mother, Beverly Comer of Holden; wife, Valerie; four sisters, Beverly Annette Huff (Lee) of Warsaw, MO; Marsha Kay Hedglin (Ronnie) of Holden; Cindy Sue Adolph (Gary) of Worden, IL; and Janey Louise Gomez (Chris) of Independence, MO; three grandchildren, Hannah Grace, Elizabeth Hope and Leah Joy; and also several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father in 2017; and a brother-in-law, Terry Hedglin in 1992.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 6 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden with Pastor Matt Stowe officiating.

Interment will follow at the Holden Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions are suggested to Boys Town in Omaha in care of the funeral home. Cliff donated to them annually at Christmastime. Online condolences may be left at

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