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September 3, 2017
Burial Date: September 12, 2017
Tuesday September, 2017 from 10-11am
Clifton Bush Jr., of New Haven, entered into eternal life on Sunday September 3, 2017 at his home. Born in Greensboro, NC., the beloved son of Gaytha (Moye) Bush and the late Clifton Bush Sr. Cherished father of Andre (Diane) Thomas, Malaika Chisholm, Kimya Bush, Bakari Bush, Shomari Bush, and Nia Moore-Bush. Loving brother of Delzora Bush, Curtis (Debra) Bush, and Wayne (Trina) Bush. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Predeceased by one son Pierre Bush, one sister Dolores Bush, and one brother Gary Bush. Clifton was a college professor at Springfield College for 26 years, where he taught numerous courses mainly focused on African American History, African History, and Sociology. He was also an adjunct college professor at Southern Connecticut State University and University of New Haven.
A celebration of Clifton’s life will be held on Tuesday September 12, 2017 in St. Matthew’s UFW Baptist Church, 400 Dixwell Ave. New Haven at 11:15am. Viewing in Church from 10-11am. Interment will be at Beaverdale Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed at colonialfunerals.com.