Rolla W. Clayton, 80, of Mt. Auburn passed away Friday November 16, 2012 at 6:20pm at Decatur Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 5, 1932 in Bolivia, IL, the son of Owen Nimrod and Sara Edna Miller Clayton. He married Patsy Burns on February 7, 1954. He was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and served in the air force. He was also a very talented musician. He was a great husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. Rolla will be missed by many.
He is survived by his spouse, Patsy Clayton, sons; Steven (Sherry) Clayton, Rick (Bonnie) Clayton, Rolly (Mary) Clayton, daughters;Christy (John) Rogers, Cindy Clayton. He is also survived by 16 grandchildren, and 34 great grand children and by many neices, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Roy Charlie, Edward, Harold, Bob, sisters, Mable Saulsberry, Rosetta Elam, Cora Faye, and Betty Jean.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday November 20, 2012 at 10am at Joy Assembly Church in Stonington with Rev. Tim Moats officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn cemetary with Military honors. Visitation will be Monday November 19 2012 from 5pm to 8pm at Joy Assembly Church Stonington.
Memorials may be sent to Joy Assembly Church, 214 N. Main St. Rt 48 Stonington, IL 62567.
Arrangments by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guestbook at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.