Clayton was born in Opelika on May 7, 1935. He died Dec. 28, 2021, at The Bethany House. He graduated from Beauregard High School and joined The Alabama National Guard. He was a member of Hopewell Methodist Church. He retired from Uniroyal Tire Company at age 57.
He’s survived by his son Cliff (Cindy) Roberts; grandchildren, Rachel (Brandon) Elliott, Parker (Rachel) Roberts, Lindsey (Chad) Fullerton; great grandchildren, Natalie Elliott, Camille Elliott, Olivia Fullerton, and Jackson Fullerton.
He’s preceded in death by his wife, Margie Roberts, and his parents, Mary Louise and Eugene Clayton Roberts, Sr.
Visitation was held on Dec. 30, 2021, at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and a graveside service was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at Hopewell Methodist Church cemetery with Dr. Rusty Sowell officiating.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directed.