Albert Fletcher Clayton


Mr. Albert Fletcher Clayton, 83, a resident of Exmore, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at his residence. A native of Machipongo, he was the son of the late Samuel Benjamin Clayton and the late Rose Brady Clayton. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War and a retired plant engineer for Shore Memorial Hospital with 27 years of service.

He is survived by two daughters, Denise Clayton and Deneen Clayton, both of Exmore; two brothers, Raymond Clayton, of Willis Wharf, and Joe Paige Clayton and his wife, Nancy, of Birdsnest; two sisters, Shirley Marie Mears and her husband, Brent, of Capeville, and Barbara Jean Rose and her husband, Dave, of Hampton, Va.; three grandchildren, Zachary Bowen, Megan Clayton, and Craig DeCarlo, all of Exmore; four great-grandchildren, Sammy DeCarlo, Max DeCarlo, Katie Marie Reynolds, and Bobby Reynolds; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Caroline Anne Clayton, and a brother, Samuel Gates Clayton.

A graveside service was conducted Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Johnson’s United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Rob Kelly officiating.

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.