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Clifford Dean Netherton

August 10, 1947 — October 7, 2023

Clifford Dean Netherton




Clifford Dean Netherton

Augusta, GA – Clifford Dean Netherton entered into rest on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at the age of 76. Dean fought a 23 year long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Born in Coalinga, California, Dean grew up in Bakersfield, California. He proudly served for 23 years in the United States Army and completed 3 tours of duty in Vietnam. He was an avid deer hunter, enjoyed fishing trips with his friends and family, and loved watching NASCAR races. Dean was a member of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church and served as a Verger, an usher, and was a member of the first band of chain ringers in the bell tower. Dean never met a stranger.

In addition to Mickey, his wife of 27 years, family members include daughters: Erica Netherton, Cindy Shelton, and Christy Hegler (Dustin); step children: Nancy Campbell(Greg DiGesu), and Bill Campbell (Amy); siblings: Terry Netherton (Wanda), Connie Riggs (Randy), and Lori Netherton. He was preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Ruth Netherton.

A celebration of life will be held Friday, October 27, 2023 at 11:00 A.M. at Church of the Good Shepherd with Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden officiating.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Jud Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care and the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home for their loving care for Dean through his journey.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association, 106 SRP Drive, Suite A, Evans, GA 30809 or to Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904.

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at

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Memorial Service

Friday, October 27, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Church of the Good Shepherd

2230 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

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