Funeral services for J.C. Reliford, 86, Sellersburg, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg, with burial to follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Henryville. He died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He served his country in the United States Army, retired after 36 years from I.C.I. America’s, was a member of Grace and Truth Fellowship Church, Clarksville, a car and motorcycle enthusiast, and a musician.
Survivors include his wife, Opal Reliford, Sellersburg; son, Timothy Allen and his wife, Melissa, Borden, daughter, Linda Branham and her husband Charles, Jeffersonville; brother, Leonard Reliford and his wife Christine, Adair County, Ky., daughter-in-law, Sheila Reliford, Louisville; grandchildren, William Branham, Chuck Branham, April Hulsey, Kara Cole, Stephen Reliford, Jason Reliford, Eythan Reliford, Zachory Couch and Maisy Reliford; and eight great-grandchildren.
J.C. was preceded in death by daughters, Charlotte Ann Reliford-Talbot and Deborah K. Reliford-Couch; and sons, Michael DeWayne Reliford and Jerry Wayne Reliford.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.garrfuneralservices.com.