Mahlon J. Clifford Jr. Chapel Hill, NCMahlon J. Clifford Jr., 79, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, passed away, November 1, 2013, at his home. Mahlon was born April 4, 1934, in Oxford, North Carolina to Mahlon and Louise Clifford. He grew up on a tobacco farm and was valedictorian of his high school. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1956. Mahlon served in the army for two years and was based in southern France. On June 10, 1961, he married Marian Ruth Sinico in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Mahlon and Marian lived and raised their three children in Ballston Lake, New York. Mahlon worked for General Electric Company for 35 years as a Finance Controller in Schenectady, NY. They moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Mahlon finished his career with GE in Mebane, North Carolina. Upon retiring from GE, Mahlon worked for Group Schneider in Raleigh, North Carolina. Mahlon was an active member within the Rotary Club for 25 years and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Mahlon is survived by his wife, his three daughters, his brother, two sisters, and all of their families. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., on November 6, 2013, at Walker's Funeral Home located at 120 W Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516 with visiting hours from 9 to 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson Foundation.
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Nov. 5, 2013