In Memory

Wesley Neil Clifton - Class Of 1988

Wesley Neil Clifton

Wesley Neil Clifton

 July 18, 1970 - January 5, 1988

Wesley Neil Clifton born July 18, 1970, died in an automobile accident on January 5, 1988, at the age of 17, but his spirit lives on in the memories of those of us whose lives he touched. Wes was survived by his Mother Rita, Father Bobby, Sister Vanessa and Brother Travis.

Wes once wrote that he was happiest when he was with his friends and that he loved people.

"The hurt inside us is so very great, for a part of us is missing from the class of '88"
Excerpt from a poem by Brooke Brookreson

 "Who You'd Be Today"

Sunny days seem to hurt the most.
I wear the pain like a heavy coat.
I feel you everywhere I go.
I see your smile, I see your face,
I hear you laughin' in the rain.
I still can't believe you're gone.

It ain't fair: you died too young,
Like the story that had just begun,
But death tore the pages all away.
God knows how I miss you,
All the hell that I've been through,
Just knowin' no-one could take your place.
An' sometimes I wonder,
Who you'd be today?

Would you see the world? Would you chase your dreams?
Settle down with a family,
I wonder what would you name your babies?
Some days the sky's so blue,
I feel like I can talk to you,
An' I know it might sound crazy.

Sunny days seem to hurt the most.
I wear the pain like a heavy coat.
The only thing that gives me hope,
Is I know I'll see you again some day.

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12/02/12 02:13 AM #1    

Brandy Appleton (1988)

Wesley Neil, you will never be far from my mind. 

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