July 17, 2015
Rev. Charles E. Clinton, 70, took his last breath on Friday, July 17 at 8:16 p.m. He was born November 25, 1944 in Durham, NC to the late Elizabeth and Ernest Clinton. Charles was the oldest of 13 children. He was a graduate of Hillside High School in Durham, NC and received his undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees from North Carolina Central University (NCCU). Charles was one of the founding members of Groove Phi Groove at NCCU. He was a member of Mt. Calvary United Church of Christ where he preached his trial sermon. Throughout his life Charles was a lawyer, entrepreneur, educator and minister. He touched many lives. He was preceded in death by a sister, Priscilla Clinton, and two brothers, Anthony Clinton (Clara) and Ronald Clinton, Sr. (Mildred). Charles leaves to cherish his memory a son, Sean (Tara); two grandchildren, Dane and Devin; six brothers and three sisters, Richard, Ernestine, Elizabeth Simmons (Michael), Michael (Evangula), Eric (Camilla), Gregory (Cynthia), Bryant (Lillian), David (Erica) and Tracy Scott (Paul); several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Family Visitation will occur Friday, July 24, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Homegoing Services July 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Both services will occur at Mt. Calvary United Church of Christ, 1715 Athens Avenue, Durham, NC 27707. Monetary donations may be made to the Charles E. Clinton Scholarship Fund at NCCU School of Law, Office of Development Affairs, Post Office Box 1431 Durham NC 27702-1431 and/or Mt. Calvary UCC Scholarship Fund, 1715 Athens Avenue, Durham NC 27707.
Rev. Charles E. Clinton, 70, took his last breath on Friday, July 17 at 8:16 p.m. He was born November 25, 1944 in Durham, NC to the late Elizabeth and Ernest Clinton. Charles was the oldest of 13 children. He was a graduate of Hillside High... View Obituary & Service Information
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