Lloyd Clayton

Lloyd ClaytonLloyd C. Clayton, 69, of Marion, formerly of Rushville and Astoria, died at 11:45 a.m. March 22, 2012, at his home in Marion.

He was born Oct. 12, 1942, in Schuyler County, a son of Lloyd C. and Anna Mae Blurton Clayton. He married Vicky Lynn Dawson on Oct. 12, 1985, in Marion. She survives.

Also surviving are two sisters, Mary Howard and Dorothy (and Junior) Reische, both of Rushville; three brothers, Edward (and Pam) Clayton of Canton, Robert (and Sharon) Clayton of Naples and Jack (and Cindy) Clayton of Macomb; two stepsisters, Dorothy K. (and Lyle) Lambert of Indiana and Joanne Greene of Astoria; and two stepbrothers, Bill (and Helen) Lucas of Rushville and John (and Ellen) Lucas of South Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his mother; stepfather, Ted Lucas; two sisters, Sue Vaughn and Carolyn Yates; and one stepbrother, Bob Lucas.

He was a lifelong coal miner, last working at Wabash Coal Mine in Harrisburg, retiring in 2005.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Marion and United Mine Workers of America.

Services were held Tuesday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Mr. David Haney officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Rushville Little League.

Condolences may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/28/2012

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