A memorial service for Cliff Waddell Jr., 68, of Early, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at Blaylock Funeral Home. Burial will be private at a later date.

He passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.

Survivors include his mother, Clara Turner of Hico; his wife of 41 years, Teresa Waddell of Early; children, Alicia Waddell of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Sonya Pittman of Arlington, Cliff Waddell III and wife Desiree of Brownwood, and Ricky Waddell of Early; eight grandchildren, Sadie, Kallie, Dean, Caleb, Lexi, Landon, Madison, and Mya; one great-grandson, Seger; two brothers, Clint Waddell and Chris Waddell both of Texas City; and sister, Cheryl Mitcham of Hico. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and other family members.

He was preceded in death by his father, Cliff Waddell Sr.