Clifford Dillingham(1934 - 2013)

Clifford Eugene Dillingham

Swannanoa - Clifford Eugene Dillingham, of Swannanoa passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Aston Park Health Care Center. He had gallantly fought a five year battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Clifford was preceded in death by his parents, Perry A. and Olive Jeffords Dillingham. He grew up in the Oakley Community of Buncombe County. Clifford served in the US Army for over 3 years, during the Cuban Crisis; stationed on the Eastern Shores of Maryland.

Surviving to cherish his memory of 57 years is his loving wife, Frances Barlowe Dillingham, no children; sister, Hilda Dillingham Gasperson; brothers, Ronald, Kenneth, Perry Jr., and Alfred (Skip) Dillingham.

A Celebration of Clifford's life will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of Harwood Home for Funerals.

The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

Private burial was held at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

No flowers, please. The family encourages memorial contributions be made to your church or local charity.

Arrangements are in the care of Harwood Home for Funerals.


Funeral Home

Harwood Home For Funerals
208 W State St Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-2977

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Sept. 1, 2013