Richard A. Clifton, 58, of Hartsgrove Twp. died June 6, 2014, at UH Geauga Medical Center.
He was born June 20, 1955, in Detroit, MI to Vernon and Olga (nee: Kovalevich) Clifton, he had been a longtime area resident.
Rick was a prolific musician and loved playing guitar. He enjoyed golfing, but his greatest love was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn (nee: Furtaw) of Hartsgrove Twp; daughters, Gina Clifton of Bristolville and Lisa (Brian) Johnson of Mayfield Hts.; grandchildren, Anthony Stango, Stevie Lynn and Troy Harper; mother, Olga Clifton of Thompson; brother, William (Mary) Clifton of Chardon; sister, Susan (Terry) Zion of Claridon Twp.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at the Church of St. Mary, 401 North Street, Chardon, OH 44024 with inurnment to follow at All Souls Cemetery. Gathering 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South ST. (On Rt. 44, 500' south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square) Chardon, OH. Information and condolences on line at www.burrservice.com.
Burr Funeral Home
116 South Street Chardon, OH 44024
Published in www.News-Herald.com on June 8, 2014