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Henry "Hank" Boyd Clifton

October 5, 1988 — January 1, 2024

Benson

Benson, NC: Mr. Henry “Hank” Boyd Clifton, age 35, passed away at his residence on Monday, January 1, 2024.  Graveside Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM on Thursday, January 4, 2024 at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Donald Baldwin.

Hank was born on October 5, 1988 in Johnston County, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Clifton. Hank worked for JR Cigars as a salesman. He was an Eagle Scout from Boy Scout Troop 19 of Benson, and enjoyed being in the woods especially with his children teaching them survivalist skills. Hank loved his cats and was passionate about preserving history.  

Hank is survived by his wife of 6 years, Jessie K. Clifton; children, Julianne, Henry, and Benjamin all of the home; mother, Karen O. Gibbs and husband, Larry of Benson; brothers and sisters, Kent Clifton of Benson, Christine Allen and husband, Richard of Broadway, Sarah Renuart and husband, Kevin of Benson, Patrick Gibbs and wife, Tamaca of Benson, Cami Faircloth and husband, Edward of Benson; many nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside service and other times at the home of Joy Watson, 451 West Watson Road Benson, NC 27504 and Karen and Larry Gibbs of 3278 Hannah Creek Road Benson, NC 27504.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Clifton Children’s Fund, c/o Jessie Clifton, 505 West Watson Road Benson, NC 27504.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roselawn Cemetery, Benson, NC

605 N. Wall Street, Benson, NC 27504

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Roselawn Cemetery, Benson, NC

605 N. Wall Street, Benson, NC 27504

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