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Richard Palmer Clifton

May 20, 1932 ~ April 13, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Obituary of Richard Palmer Clifton 

Richard Palmer Clifton of Millsboro, DE passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  He was 88 years old.   

He was born on May 20, 1932 to the late Carey and Ruth Hurley Clifton.  Richard graduated from Georgetown High School and American University in Washington D.C.  He worked for the Senate Campaign Committee and for Senator Barry Goldwater when he ran for President.  After retirement he and his wife moved back to Delaware.   

Richard is survived by his wife 64 years, Sallie Clifton of Millsboro and three children, Clark and his wife Joan of Milford, DE, John Clifton of Millsboro, DE and Beth Douglas and her husband Thomas of Stewartstown, PA.  He also leaves behind seven grandchildren Danielle, Logan, Angel, Adam, Devin, Summer and Lillie as well as three great grandchildren Kylie, Stuart, and Paisley.  He is also survived by extended family and friends.   

Services are pending.   

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Richard’s name to Season’s Hospice, 220 Continental Dr.    Ste 407, Newark, DE  19713.  

Services provided by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro  

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Services

CHAPEL SERVICE
Friday
May 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro

INURNMENT

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro

Donations

SEASONS HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE
220 CONTINENTAL DRIVE SUITE 407, NEWARK DE 19713

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