Will Clayton, 67, of Osgood passed away at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2019 at his home. He was born in Cleves, Ohio on November 6, 1951 the son of Cecil R. and Margaret Lockridge Clayton.
Survivors include one son William R. (Tara) Clayton of Holly Pond, Alabama; one daughter Sally Clayton of Madison; several grandchildren; three brothers Joe (Vickie) Clayton, and Paul (Sandra) Clayton both of Holton, and Tim (Kathy) Clayton of Commiskey; one sister Ruth (Clarence) Hill of Dillsboro; also his brother-in-law James Hall of North Vernon, and his best friend Ron (Becky) Sutton of Holton. He was preceded in death by his son Justin, his parents, and his sister Barbara Hall.
Mr. Clayton served in the United States Marine Corps from January of 1968 until 1971. He worked as a welder and ranch foreman at the Triple S Ranch in North Vernon and enjoyed rabbit hunting and was an avid fisherman. Will was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Osgood.
Will’s wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service was held on Sunday, September 1 at 5 p.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Bro. Clarence Hill officiating. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.