Clyde R. “Sam” Stafford Jr., of Geneseo, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 10 at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory, in Geneseo. His niece, the Rev. Dr. Monica Corsaro, will officiate. Burial will follow in North Cemetery. A visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the Antique Tractor & Engine Association, in Geneseo.
Clyde was born on Aug. 16, 1946, in Geneseo. He was the son of Clyde and Katheryn (Seaton) Stafford. He attended Geneseo High School, graduating with the Class of 1964. He had experience as a truck driver, mechanic, and was previously employed at JF Edwards Construction, in Geneseo. He was a member of the Antique Tractor & Engine Association of Geneseo, and a part of a stock car pit crew.
Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Douglas; sister Janet Corsaro, of Geneseo; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Joyce Anderson.