In Loving

Clifton Demery

November 5, 1939 – December 11, 2022

Clifton Demery was born on November 5, 1939, in Enfield, North Carolina. He passed away
peacefully on December 11, 2022, at the age of 83 at MCV Hospital in Richmond, VA. He
was studying with Jehovah  Witness.
He was educated in the public schools of Enfield North Carolina. He left his hometown and moved
to Richmond, Virginia where he met his wife Rosebud. He worked at High-Grade Meat Company
for several years and then decided to venture out and started his own business Demery’s Fence Company. From that day on he was always known to say “Demery here”.
He loved working out in the yard planting flowers, gardening, and building things. He built his little girls a playhouse in the backyard so they could play grow-ups. He was a very kind and giving person. Demery was a man who could never say no to someone who needed a helping hand.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosebud (Robinson) Demery; parents, Coley Demery and Hazel (Wheelous) Davis; sister, Florene Abraham; and brother Clarence Demery.He leaves to cherish five daughters, Sandra Wallace, Diane Cox, Cynthia Person, Carolyn Demery and his baby girl Denise Demery; sisters Vernell McLaurin, Maxine Braswell, Gloria Jean Caudle, Marie Vaughan (Joseph), and Annette Williams(Donell); brothers Coley Demery Jr (Lynda), Kenney Demery(Cynthia) and Milbert Demery(Helen); five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and a devoted caregiver Donna White.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Affinity Funeral Service, 8074 Mechanicsville Tnpk, Mechanicsville, VA 23111.

Click here to view the live-streamed memorial service for Clifton Demery.

Memorial Service


Affinity Funeral Service

8074 Mechanicsville Tnpk

Mechanicsville, VA 23111


Wednesday, December 28, 2022


11:00 A.M.

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  1. Andrea H White December 22, 2022 at 11:24 am - Reply

    My condolences to the Demery family. . My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of bereavement always know that God only takes the best. His wings were ready but we were not. May he send down his angels to cover you all and give you peace at this time. From my family to yours we love you and you will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Teresa Bryant December 26, 2022 at 4:54 pm - Reply

    With deepest condolences to the Demery family. Praying that Jehovah will give you the strength to get through this. Know that my thoughts are with you.

  3. Carolyn Williams December 28, 2022 at 8:05 am - Reply

    Our heartfelt sympathy to the Demery family. We pray that the God of comfort continues to provide you the strength to endure and hope in the promised resurrection of your dear loved one, Clifton. John 5:28, 29. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Lovingly, Dereck and Carolyn Williams

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