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J.B. Jack Clifton
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Graveside service for Jack Clifton, 89, of Mustang will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Fletcher Cemetery with Brother Rodney Campbell, officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Services are under the direction of the Fletcher Funeral Home.

Mr. Clifton passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Edmond, Oklahoma at the age of 89.

J.B. Jack Clifton was born October 18, 1928 in Scipio, Oklahoma to George and Beatrice Clifton. At a very young age his mother passed away and Jack was raised by his stepmother, Uple Clifton. He graduated from Laird Hill High School in Texas in 1946. After graduation, he went to work for Magnolia Oil until his National Guard unit was activated during the Korean War. Jack served his country from September 4, 1950 until he was honorably discharged on May 21, 1952. He worked for Mobil Oil in East Texas until transferring to Cement, Oklahoma in 1958. Jack married Catherine Vogel in June of 1960. The two were married for 54 years when she passed away in 2015. The family moved to Thomas, OK in 1964 and lived there until 1991 when Jack retired from Mobil Oil after 39 years. After retirement, Jack and Catherine moved to Ardmore, OK in 1992 and then Mustang, OK in 2004. While living in Ardmore, he attended the Ardmore United Methodist Church. Jack enjoyed riding motorcycles, fishing, traveling, and tending to his fruit and vegetable garden.

He is survived by 1 son, John Clifton and his wife Marla of Watonga; 1 daughter, Lynda Thompson and her husband Johnny of Edmond; 1 daughter in law, Carla Wilson of Mustang; 8 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 17 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Beatrice and George and Uple Clifton; 1 son, Gary Wilson; and 2 sisters: Cleta McNish and Nida Van Cleaf.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Canadian County Meals on Wheels.


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Visitation

Thursday

5

Apr

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fletcher Cemetery

North Drive
Fletcher, OK 73541

Graveside

Friday

6

Apr

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fletcher Cemetery

North Drive
Fletcher, OK 73541

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Fletcher Cemetery

North Drive
Fletcher, OK 73541

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