LILLINGTON — Clifton Foster Burgess, 86, of Lillington, died Saturday (04/10/21).

Clifton served in the U.S. Army and was a pillar in the Harnett County farming community. He was a devoted son, brother and friend who tirelessly looked after his family. Clifton also had a love for beekeeping.

Clifton was preceded in death by his parents James Carey Burgess and Mary Cameron Burgess and siblings, J. C. Burgess, George Burgess, Sam Burgess, Winfred Burgess and Kenneth Burgess.

He is survived by sister Lucille McLamb of Charlotte, brother Lindsey Burgess of Lillington, and many nieces and nephews.

He is greatly loved by all his family.

A graveside service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Barbecue Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry Parsons presiding.

The family will speak to friends following

the service at the cemetery.

Arrangements by O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory, Lillington.

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