Mr. Clifford Hamilton Ferrell of Leland passed away April 28, 2013 at home. He was born May 6, 1944 in Hopkinsville, KY to the late Willie and Hazel Ferrell.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 46 years Christine Frances Ipock Ferrell, whom he took care of tirelessly in the last year of her life.
Mr. Ferrell is survived by his sister Louise Gray and her husband Barney of Russellville, KY, a sister Edith Horne and her husband Richard of Jacksonville FL. and sister-in-law Francis Ipock of Wilmington, NC. In addition he is survived by daughters Roxie Ann & husband William Elliott of Waxhaw NC, Bobbie Gail and husband Paul Russell Colby of Carlsbad, CA and son Beau Clinton Ferrell of Wilmington. Granddaughter Natalie Ferrell of Carlsbad, CA and Courtney Hawks and her husband Kyle of Charlotte, NC. Grandsons Caz and Ty Colby of Carlsbad, CA, Aaron Elliott of Waxhaw, NC and great grandson Elijah Hawks of Charlotte, NC.
Cliff was a machinist by trade and had been self-employed over the last few years. He loved working in his shop, tinkering on old cars, going to flea markets, bartering for anything and everything and talking to old friends.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Sat. May 11th at 3:00 pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington NC.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099