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Raymond Clifton

August 2, 1927 — January 1, 2016

Raymond Odell Clifton, age 88, of Point, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital in Sulphur Springs.

Funeral service is scheduled for Monday, January 4, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. David Diller will officiate. Interment will follow in the Emory City Cemetery. Members of the Masonic Lodge will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.

Raymond was born on August 2, 1927 to John Robert and Zella Ratliff Clifton. He married Barbara Nabors in Longview on July 18, 1976. He retired after 35 years from Ford Motor Company and then after working another 20 years, he retired again from Rains County Hardware. He loved his work and had many, many friends. He was a long time member, over 60 years, of the Mars Hill Masonic Lodge #1440 of Emory, where as Treasurer, he was the longest serving officer of around 20 years. He served as Worshipful Master of the local lodge and was also awarded the Golden Trowel Award.

Wife: Barbara Clifton of Point;

Daughter: Jeannie Cox, and husband, J.D., of Atlanta, TX;

Son: Steven Haupt, and wife, Kim, of Point;

2 Brothers: Wayne Clifton, and wife, Kay, of Rockport, and Fred Clifton, and wife, Janie, of Emory;

3 Grandchildren: Lindsie Peters, Casey Cox, and Amanda Butler;

1 Great-granddaughter: Hadley Butler;

Numerous nieces and nephews;

A host of other loving family and friends;

Preceded by: Parents; 6 Brothers; and 1 Sister

Please sign the online guestbook at the link above for the family.


Monday, January 04, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wilson - Orwosky Funeral Home
803 N. Texas St
Emory, Texas 75440

Funeral Service

Monday, January 04, 2016
2:00 PM

Wilson - Orwosky Funeral Home
803 N. Texas St
Emory, Texas 75440

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