Cliff Bivins, 44, was business owner



Carmel-based landscaper Clifford Eugene Day-Bivins, owner of Shady Days Outdoor Services and its subsidiary, Poo Patrol, died April 14 at age 44. Also known as Cliff Bivins, the Carmel High School graduate was the son of Theron Day (Debra) of Michigan and Deah Bivins of Noblesville and his “adopted” parents, Rock and Carole Effron of Carmel.

Bivins also was the seafood buyer and manager at Whole Foods in Carmel.

Other survivors include his brothers, Curtis Bivins of Noblesville and Ronald Bivins of California; his sisters, Catheron Day of California and Sarah Day of Michigan; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Apostolic Church, 1212 E. 116th St., Carmel, where co-workers, friends and customers are invited to share their memories of and stories about Bivins. His family appreciates the sympathies, kind words of praise and thoughtfulness extended them, and which may be extended to them at the church, where a reception is to follow at 2 p.m.