Clayton was born on August 10, 1925 and passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.
Clayton was a resident of Marble Hill, Missouri at the time of his passing.
Clayton was inducted into the US Navy on Oct. 5, 1943. After training he served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Rudyard Bay CVE81 in the Pacific. He received the Victory Medal, Asiatic - Pacific Campaign Medal with 5 stars, and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 21, 1945.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, fr 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at the funeral home with burial to follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.Visitation will held at Hutchings Funeral Chapel on Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Randy Poole officiating. Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo., with military honors.
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