Clifton was a Retired Army Veteran who served his country for 20 years. He also worked for IBM for 16 years. He was married to Eunice Taylor and had 9 children, Elizabeth, Robert, Deborah, Linda, Johnny, James, Michael, Rodney, and Daniel. He also had 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Willow Glen Funeral Home 1039 Lincoln Ave. on July 22, 2014 at 11am.
Arrangements under the direction of Willow Glen Funeral Chapel, San Jose, CA.