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Howard Clifford Belford, Sr.

October 10, 1950 - December 14, 2019

Howard Clifford Belford Sr, 69, of Port Charlotte, FL and former resident of Smithfield, RI died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte.

Howard was born October 10, 1950 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Howard and Barbara Belford. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War and self employed in retail sales for many years in Rhode Island. Howard moved to Florida ten years ago from Smithfield.

He is survived by his loving family, daughters, Melissa Nelson of Smithfield, RI and Katrina Enos of Woodbridge, CT; three sons, Scot T. Belford of Glocester, RI; Howard C. Belford, Jr. of Raleigh, NC; and Michael Dow of Woodbridge, CT; a sister, Joyce Rubinacci of Pawtucket, RI; brothers, Richard Belford of Pawtucket, RI; Robert Belford of Dallas, GA and George Belford of Limestone, ME; 12 grandchildren; and his friend and companion, Kathryn Robinson of Port Charlotte, FL.

Private memorial services will be held in Rhode Island by the family.

Friends may visit on line at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.

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