Donald W. Clayton, 72, of Coal City, passed away suddenly August 11, 2021. Donnie was born February 14, 1949, in Indianapolis, to the late James Samual Clayton and Cora (Gunter) Ayers.
Donald was faithful and a strong believer in the Lord. He was a member of Cornerstone City Church, Clayton, Indiana. He graduated from Mooresville High School in 1967. Donald proudly served in the United States Army for a brief stint before being honorably discharged. Donnie retired in 2018 after many dedicated years as a district manager for Circle S. He enjoyed being in the outdoors such as mowing his lawn and wood working. Donald collected light houses for many years and most recently started collecting old barns. He traveled to many places in the United States and would always bring back a magnet of his destination. Donnie was always a fun and easy loving guy for anyone to get to know. He loved and adored his children and especially his grandchildren. He is going to be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Sam and Ricky Clayton, Pauline Shadduck, Betty Clayton, Tooty McGuire, Cathy Stromer, and Ruby Kwil.
Survivors include his children, Eric (Nikki) Clayton and Patricia (Andrew) Brewer; siblings, Bobbi Mathis, Bonnie Mackey, and James David Clayton; grandchildren, Ashley (Michael) Hueseman, Jacob Brewer, Brittany (Dustin) Loyal, DaNae Brewer, Dorian Pate, Leland Pate, and Jocelyn Clayton; and great grandchildren, Audrey, Alex, Baylee, Hunter, Nicky, and Abby.
Donnie’s Life Celebration® visitation and funeral service will be held at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, 39 E. High St., Mooresville. Visitation will be Monday, August 16, 2021, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., service will follow at 7 p.m. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.