• Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home
    Haughton, LA
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
James Richard Clifton 1927 - 2013
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
I send my love and prayers. Wish I could be there. You and Jim have touched my life in a special way.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Mary, my children and I want you to know that you and the family are in our prayers. May GOD keep all of you wrapped in HIS arms. We love you and Jim so much. You were for every remember for the kindness you show me and my children. Jim will always be love and remember.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Auntie Mona I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Jim was such a generous caring man to me and all of my brothers and sisters. Mom thought the world of them and now they are together watching over us. I love you very much. R.I.P. Uncle Jim you will never be forgotton.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Final Salute

“Brothers in Arms”, Military men and women down through the centuries, have traditionally exchanged “Hand Salutes” as a sign of recognition and as a way to render courtesy and respect one to another.

This “Hand Salute” is the last that we shall render to James Richard Clifton our “Brother-in-Arms”. To his family it symbolizes the love and respect that we have for James. And to James it is rendered as a symbol of honor and gratitude to thank him for the devoted and selfless service he rendered to his country during WW-II while serving in the U.S. Navy and again for his 21 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. James, we commend you for your honorable service. You are a true patriot, who served with honor and distinction. You upheld the finest qualities of an American patriot warrior: courage, commitment, Generosity, sacrifice, love and devotion to family and country. You were a true friend. We bid you a sad farewell. You will be dearly missed from among our ranks. Be at Ease. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of the 1,261 military veteran Legionnaires of Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion and the 233 veterans of VFW Post 2238 in Shreveport, Louisiana, we extend our sympathies and our condolences to James' family and loved ones.

Bobby L. Williams, Commander, American Legion Post 14
5315 South Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71109

James Mazariz, Commander, VFW Post 2238
1245 Gary Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Am so sorry for your loss Mary. James was always There for whoever needed him. Working with him all these years with Security, James was my good friend
I will miss him. Love you Mary, Susan
God Bless you Both
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