Clinton Mike Webb
Father, General Contractor, Master Mason, Farmer
April 23, 1931 - May 25, 2015

Q & A

General questions answered in 2005
Clinton Mike Webb
I was born on April 23, 1931 at Lawrie's Prairie, Oklahoma, which was in Cherokee County near Tahlequah. I was born at home.
  • Glen Webb
    • Born in Aurora, Arkansas
  • Opal Marie Webb (Barnett)
    • Born in Kansas, Oklahoma, which is near Delaware County, Oklahoma.
  • Rick Lee Webb
  • JoAnn Pauline Webb
  • Cheryl Jean Webb
  • Married September 5, 1953
  • Elma, Washington
  • Doris Mae Webb (Pitts)
  • Lawrie's Prairie, Oklahoma; 1931-1951
  • Rio Dell, California; 1951-1963
  • Cottonwood, California; 1963
  • Anderson, California; 1964
  • Cottonwood, California; 1965-2015
  • First grade (1940), a one room school in Lawrie's Prairie, Oklahoma.
  • Second and third grade (1941-1942), a two room school in Scraper, Oklahoma.
  • Fourth through twelfth grade (1943-1951), Kansas High School in Kansas, Oklahoma.
General Building Contractor Class B License 1977 to 2000.
  • Free and accepted masons of the state of California, Mount Shasta Lodge No. 281, Anderson, California (5/11/1972 to 2/1/2001)
  • Free and accepted masons of the state of California, Vesper Lodge No. 84, Red Bluff, California (2/1/2001 to 5/25/2015)
  • Scottish Rite Masons in Sacramento, California.
  • Royal Arch Masons, Chapter No. 40, Red Bluff, California.
  • Red Bluff Comandery No. 17, Red Bluff, California.
  • Knights Templar, Shasta Council No. 6, Red Bluff, California.
  • When I was in high school, in Oklahoma, I dug ditches with a pick and shovel for 50 cents an hour, for a tourist camp.
  • I worked as a guide for tourist camps, taking 2 fishermen in a flat bottom boat with a canoe paddle, on an all day float trip down the Illinois river. My pay was $5.00 a day and lunch.
  • Me and my brother, Tony, also bootlegged moonshine whiskey while I was in high school.
  • I came to California in 1951. Worked in lumber mills in Bridgville and Blocksburg for about a year. Went to work for Pacific Lumber Company, in the mill, for about two or three years, 1952-1954.
  • I joined The Carpenters Union about 1955. Fortuna, CA.
  • We moved to Cottonwood, California in 1963. I transferred to Carpenters Union in Redding. My first job was the Cottonwood Creek Bridge on I-5 , which has since been torn down.
  • I worked on most of the bridges and over passes on I-5 in the Redding, California area.
  • I worked on the building of Shasta College in Redding, California, and also the Court House Annex.
  • About 1976 I worked on the second phase of the Simpson Paper Mill in Anderson, California.
  • In 1977 I got my General Building Contractors License and worked at building houses, remodeling, and light commercial until about 2000.
  • I worked for my son Rick Webb, for about two years, then retired.
  • I played baseball and basket ball in high school. We didn't have football.
  • I played community soft ball "fast pitch", after high school.
  • I bowled one year.
  • I team roped for awhile.
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Team roping
  • Drag racing
  • Cock Fighting
  • I volunteered for the Air Force in 1951 and was turned down because of Polio.
  • I was drafted later for the Korean war and was turn down for the same reason.
  • My favorite car was my first one, a 1946 Ford Coupe.
  • My favorite sport was Cock Fighting, which I did for over 35 years.
    • I fought chickens in California, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Hawaii, Guam and the Philippine Islands.



Clinton Mike Webb, 84 of Cottonwood, went home to be with the Lord on Monday May 25, 2015 surrounded by his loving family, at Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding, CA.

He was born April 23, 1931 in Cherokee County Oklahoma. He met and married Doris Mae Pitts on September 5, 1953 in Elma Washington. They were blessed with three children. The family moved to Cottonwood in 1963 where he worked as a carpenter building bridges on the new freeway. He later obtained a General Contractors license and built many custom homes and commercial facilities. He was a master craftsman.

Clinton had many hobbies including roping, woodworking and raising game birds, which were sold all over the world. He loved the SF Giants, football and rodeo sports.

Clinton was a Master Mason and served twice as Master of Mt. Shasta Masonic Lodge No. 281 located in Anderson. He was a member of the Vesper Lodge No. 84 in Red Bluff and belonged to the Scottish Rite Sacramento Valley Lodge where he received the 32nd degree's of a Master Mason.

Clinton was preceded in death by his parents, Glen Webb and Opal Smith, brothers Tony (twin brother) and William, sister Wilda and nephew Tony Webb.

Clinton is survived by his wife, Doris, his son Rick (Deb) and daughters Jo Ann and Cheryl, grandson Jeremy (Julie) and granddaughter Jaime (CJ). Also three great grandchildren Hannah, Tanner and Natalie. He also leaves behind his niece Debra Webb, Dee Ann Trathen (Mike), Mick Webb, and numerous additional nieces, nephews and many friends. He was a great husband, father and family man.

Psalm 62.1 "My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him."

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association or to a charity of your choice.

Please join us in our celebration of life for Clinton on June 20, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Burnsini's Vineyard in Cottonwood.