OCALA — Donald L. Clayton, formerly of Cumberland, passed away at his home in Ocala, Fla., on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, after a long battle with illness.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Willie Clayton. In addition to his wife, Don is survived by two sons, Donald Clayton Jr. and wife Robin, of Hillsborough, N.C. and Todd Clayton and wife Adria, of Corriganville; two grandsons, Trey and Gavin Clayton, of Corriganville; three granddaughters, Ashley Dickens, of Haw River, N.C., Sarah Dickens of Hillsborough, N.C. and Sherry Powers, of Murrells Inlet, S.C. and six great-grandchildren, Blakely, Adam, Layla, Jaylinn, Kayleb and Madilin. He is also survived by his brothers, Robert and Bill and sister Kay.
He was preceded in death by his sisters Judy and Helen.
Don was an ironworker who retired from Local 568 after 33 years. He was a very talented individual who could take on any project and bring it to successful completion. He was a kind and generous man who would do anything for anybody. Don touched the lives of many people and will be greatly missed.
Per Don's wish, his body was cremated and no services are being held.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your local hospice or animal shelter.
JULIA Y. BENNETT [Cresaptown]
Julia Yvonne (Bone) Bennett, 40, Cresaptown, went to be with her Lord and Savior at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown July 26, 2014.
MARY E. (SPICER) SIRNA [West Chester, Pa.]
Mary Elise Sirna (Spicer), age 77, passed away peacefully in West Chester, on July 25, 2014, surrounded by her family.
EARL D. WILSON [LaVale]
Earl D. Wilson, 85, of LaVale, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
VIRGIL U. “PETE” HULL [Keyser, W.Va.]
Virgil U. “Pete” Hull, 97, of Keyser, died on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.
DAVID L. RALEY [Keyser, W.Va.]
David Lee Raley, 44, of Keyser, died Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
R. WILLIAM BEAN [Cumberland]
Ralph William Bean, 88, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care.
JULIA Y. BENNETT [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Julia Yvonne Bennett (Bone) went to be with her Lord and Savior at Mon General Hospital in Morgantown July 26, 2014.
H. RUTH HETZ [Grantsville]
GRANTSVILLE — H. Ruth Hetz, 90, of Grantsville, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.
EILEEN DIFFENDERFER [Preston]
PRESTON — Eileen Diffenderfer of Preston died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Memorial Hospital in Easton. She was 68 years old.
MARK A. FISHER [Cumberland]
CUMBERLAND — Mark Alexander Fisher, 53, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
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