Cliff was born on April 8, 1956, at the Gove County Medical Center. He graduated from Quinter High School in 1974. He worked for Flex-King in Quinter, then farmed the remainder of his lifetime on the family farm in Quinter.
Cliff was united in marriage to Rita Briard, on July 11, 1975, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, rural Studley, KS. They later divorced. He then married Leiana West on December 14, 1997. This union continued for 21 years. He was part of Tractorcade in 1978 and 79 in which he drove a tractor from Quinter to Washington DC at 15 mph. He was also a proud member of the Free Tomorrow Motorcycle Club for 34 years.
Cliff is survived by his wife, Leiana (West) Jamison of Quinter; son, Kris Jamison of Inman; daughters, Cherie Pfannenstiel and husband Whitey of Munjor, and Jackie Diaz and husband Elias of Farmington, NM; parents, Herb and Mildred Jamison of Redding, CA; sisters, Jeanne Elliott, CA, Beth Meier and husband Rod of CA, and Cheryl Reese and husband Ted of OR; grandsons, Dawson Jamison and Tobias Diaz, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Cliff was preceded in death by grandparents; three stepsons, Brandon, Michael, and Dusty Smith; and brother-in-law, Jim Elliot.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Church of the Brethren, Quinter. Burial will follow in the Baker Township Cemetery.
Visitation will be prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:30 am, at the Church of the Brethren.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, memorial contributions are suggested to the Keller K-9 Rescue. Donations made to the organization may be left at the service, or sent to Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 Main Street, Quinter, KS 67752.