Mike Gifford, 51

Mike Gifford, 51, of Sardinia, died Dec. 28.

He was the former vice president of Amelia Knot Hole Baseball and was heavily involved in the sport for 15 years. He was also a member of Teamsters Union local 100.

Gifford is survived by his children Amanda (Vern) Williams, Kristin Gifford and Justin Gifford, sister Lois (Richard) McDonough, mother Dorothy Gifford, nephew Andrew (Kerie) Cook, great-nephew Austin, Aaron and Riley Cook and many aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his father Howard Gifford.

Visitation 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. services Jan. 11 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Interment at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorials to the American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227 or the American Diabetes Association, 4555 Lake Forest Dr., Suite 396, Cincinnati, OH 45242.