Kenneth James Clifton

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LANCASTER – Mr. Kenneth James Clifton, 73, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.
He was born Nov. 10, 1944, in Charlotte, a son of the late Paul Bruce Clifton and Elva Lucille Cook Clifton.
Mr. Clifton was a member of Grace Freewill Baptist Church. He was born and raised in Charlotte, where he graduated from Myers Park High School. After graduation, he served our country as a sailor in the U.S. Navy. When his military service ended, Mr. Clifton was involved in the food service industry until his retirement. He spent his retirement years loving and spoiling his grandchildren, Alexis and James. Mr. Clifton also worked at IGA Food Liner in Kershaw.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Clifton will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the chapel of Lancaster Funeral Home, with the Rev. Roger Anders officiating. Burial will be held in Lancaster Memorial Park.
Mr. Clifton is survived by his wife, Kimberly B. Clifton of Lancaster; a daughter, Kendall Elizabeth Martin and her husband, Scott, of Lancaster; three brothers, Larry B. Clifton and his wife, Gail, of Greer, Wayne H. Clifton Sr. and his wife, Brenda, of Matthews, N.C., and Jerry L. Clifton of Charlotte; two sisters, Sandra K. Richards and her husband, Jim, of Bolivar, Maine, and Sara E. Fincher and her husband, Tommy, of Charlotte; a brother-in-law, James Booker of Shallotte, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Alexis Nicole Martin and James Henry Martin, both of Lancaster.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Clifton; and two sisters, Sharon Clifton and Susan Clifton.
The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Lancaster Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the , 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29204.
Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com.
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. Clifton.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Nov. 7, 2018
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