July 15, 1932 ~ July 7, 2018

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Arden, North Carolina

Clifton G. Moffitt, 85, of Arden, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, at CarePartners Hospice, Asheville. Born in Buncombe County, he was the husband of Faye (Searcy) Moffitt of Asheville, and the son of the late Osburne and Shirley (Nanney) Moffitt. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Martha Dalton. A Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of Biltmore Church, Arden. Clifton enjoyed outings with his family, and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed by those whose lives he touched. In addition to his wife of 64 years, Clifton is survived by his children: Lynne Guge and husband Scott, of Waynesville; Brian Moffitt and wife Sharon, of Statesville; and Neal Moffitt and wife Janice, of Gastonia; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Dean Moffitt, of Bessemer City, NC; and two sisters, Betty Buckner, of Lake Lure, and Peggy Congdon, of Black Mountain. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 16, 2018, at Biltmore Church, 35 Clayton Rd., Arden with Rev. Sam McLamb officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial, with military honors, will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Candler. His grandchildren will serve as his pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. Groce Funeral Home, Lake Julian, is assisting the family.

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  1. He was like a big brother to me growing up. I know he was a good husband,father and grandfather.

  2. Faye, Lynne, Brian & Neal
    I am sorry to hear about my friend Cliff. He was blessing of a man, husband, father, grandfather and a Christian. He will be missed but not forgotten. My prayers are with all of you! Thanks Cliff for being my friend.
    Joe Harrell

  3. I worked with Cliff at Ingles for quite a while and loved him like a grandpa. He had the best sense of humor and personality I have ever met in my life. Wish I could of seen him before he left. I always made a point to ask the wonderful lady that works with me about him. The world lost a rare soul and he will be sorely missed.

  4. Faye and family. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Cliff.
    Always a true gentleman. Praying for God’s peace, comfort
    and strength during these difficult days.

    With deepest sympathy
    Betty Ponder former member of Biltmore Baptist Church


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