Born August 15, 1922, in Kennett, he served in the U.S. Army tank corps in the South Pacific during World War II. He relocated to Bakersfield in 1949 and began building houses in 1957. He attended Christ Cathedral and most recently First Assembly of God.
On October 14, 1939, he married Helen Stover who preceded him in death in 2003.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, August 8, at the Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel at Bakersfield.
The family suggest donations to First Assembly of God, 4901 California Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93309, earmarked to Nigeria Projects Account Jolliff.Legacy.com