About Louis Claudie Gifford:
ROCKDALE ? Services for Louis Gifford, 56, of Rockdale will be 10 a.m. Friday at Phillips
& Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with the Rev. Barry Methvin and the Rev. Calvin Springer officiating.
Burial will follow in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Mr. Gifford died Tuesday, April 7, at his home.
was born on Feb. 23, 1953, to Louis Guinn and Margaret Lee Eiland Gifford in Cameron. He grew up in
Thorndale and moved to Rockdale. He married Becky Lane Robbins on Nov. 12, 1970, in Rockdale at the
Apostolic Faith Church. He was a self-employed contractor for Gifford Concrete Works. He started Gifford
Wrecker Service on a part-time basis, then Central Recovery and bought a franchise in American Lenders
and later focused on his concrete business.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years of Rockdale;
a son, Aaron Gifford of Thorndale; two daughters, Shannon Lehmann and Tabatha Streisky, both of Rockdale;
and 10 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to South Texas Chapter ALS Association, 2211 Denton
Drive, Suite J, Austin, Texas 78758.