Clifford B. Hearn Jr., 81, of Middletown, Delaware passed away on September 8, 2019.
Cliff was an attorney and lifelong Democrat. A graduate of P.S. Dupont High School, University of Delaware (1959) and University of Virginia Law School (1962), Cliff served as a Captain in the Judiciary Defense Appellate Division in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965. He then returned to Delaware.
From 1968 until 1972 Cliff was a member of the Delaware House of Representatives. He continued to be active in politics supporting the Democratic Party in various capacities. He also served as a member of numerous task forces and commissions, including as Chairman of the Violent Crimes Compensation Board, State of Delaware 1975-1985, and Vice President, National Association on Crime Victim's Compensation, 1980-1982. In later years he was Treasurer of the Society of Mareen Duvall Descendants, and a member of Rotary, and the Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie B. Hearn, and his daughter, Marcellene E. Hearn.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 12 at 12 noon with visitation from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at the Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home, 212 N. Broad St., Middletown. Burial will be private.
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