2018-02-10 / Obituaries

Elbert "Bo" Bedford Clayton

Elbert "Bo" Bedford Clayton, 91, of Roxboro, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Person Memorial Hospital. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Albert Barton and Sarah Elizabeth Lillian Oakley Clayton. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Waddell Clayton; four brothers, three sisters, and one grandson. Mr. Clayton served for the United States Coast Guard during WWII.  He retired for Collins & Aikman and was a life member of AMVETS where he held various offices. Mr. Clayton attended Theresa Baptist Church.

Surviving are his three children: Pamela C. Dunevant, Linwood Bedford Clayton and wife Fran, and Sarah Jean Watson and husband Kent, all of Roxboro; one brother, Wallace Clayton of Roxboro; one sister, Shirley Bowes of Roxboro; four grandchildren, Michael Dunevant, Casey Clayton Abrams, Sarah Watson Koterba, and Cameron Clayton; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Theresa Baptist Church with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in the Clayton Family Cemetery.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:30-2:00 PM and other times at the home of his daughter Sarah Watson, 345 Charlie Jay Road, Roxboro.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Bowes, Ricky Palmer, Calvin Clayton, Gerald Clayton, Connie Bowes, Randy Clayton, and Tim Clayton.

Memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.

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