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1 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Haskins Nelson - FL

“Heaven is only richer upon receiving this kind soul.God Bless and Keep all those he left behind. His love, respect and patience will be missed by all...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Haskins Nelson - FL

“I am saddened to hear of your loss.He had a kind and gentle soul.My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Flora Hallman - DeLand, FL

“My deepest sympathy toTanya and family ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Peggy Bennett - Deland, FL

“Tanya, you may or not remember me. And that is fine..Was notified today(Wed)of Richard's death..I knew you all before the the family was started,so I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dave Hincemon - Salisbury, NC

6 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sad to have read of Richard's passing. He was a great friend and classmate. My deepest sympathy for Tanya and family. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Evans - Winterville, GA

CARL RICHARD CLIFTON of DeLand, FL died June 18, 2017 at the age of 75. A licensed funeral director and embalmer for 57 years, he began working at the Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home in DeLand on the weekends his junior year in high school. On the day of his high school graduation, he moved into the funeral home to work full-time and later acquired ownership of the facility, which he had operated since 1971 with the assistance of his wife, Tanya. He graduated from the John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in 1965.