Clayton worked as a Combat Engineer for U.S. Army serving during Desert Storm. After his retirement from the Army he was a contract employee for AT & T.
He was a avid St. Louis Blues fan, fisherman and outdoorsman. He was coach for youth hockey with the Fairview Heights Hawks.
He was preceded in death by his:
Surviving are his:
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Area Humane Society or Galactosemia Foundation
Visitation: Visitation from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:15 am, Monday, January 28, 2019 for a 9:30 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Augustine of Canterbury-Belleville with Msgr. Bill McGhee officiating. Interment with Honors will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.