Emmett Edward Clifton, 82, of Edinburg, VA passed away Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Clifton was born February 18, 1931 in Stewarts Creek, Surry County, North Carolina, son of the late Elbert and Edna Goins Clifton. He was a 1951 graduate of Beulah High School and an army veteran. He retired from Bowman Apple and worked at Sheetz in Harrisonburg, VA.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Rush Clifton whom he married in March of 1975; son, Stephen John Clifton and companion Susan Payne and her son Travis of Woodstock; daughter, Lisa Marie Clifton of Winchester ; grandson, Logan Blake Hodges of Winchester; and two brothers in law, Claude Rush and wife Pat of Strasburg and John Rush and wife Pattie of Fort Valley.
The family will receive friends at the home located at 465 Readus Road, Edinburg, VA Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Betty Clifton ( for Medical Bills), at 465 Readus Road, Edinburg, Va. 22824.