Clayton Delano Young, 77, of Mineral Wells, W.Va., passed away on March 21, 2013, at the home of his caregiver, former wife, R. Jean Young of Parkersburg.
He was born March 3, 1936, in Jackson County, W.Va., a son of the late Arthur Young and Ozella Workman. He was retired from the Wood County Board of Education, and was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was a tree surgeon and enjoyed working with trees. He was a member of the Tri-County Worship Center of Rockport.
He is survived by his son, Clayton G. Young (Jo Ann) of Mineral Wells; three brothers, Arthur Young Jr. (Frieda) of Vienna, W.Va., Delford Young (Opal) of West Union, W.Va., and Royal Hudson Jackson (Nancy) of Georgia; one sister, Regina Young of Salem, W.Va.; three sisters-in-law, Betty Campbell of New Martinsville, W.Va., Beverly Young of Irondale, Ohio, and Patricia Young of Ravenswood, W.Va.; one grandson, Wesley Clayton Young (Amanda) of Mineral Wells; three great-grandchildren, Abby Young, Cody Akins and Cady DeBarr; and his former wife and caregiver, R. Jean Young of Parkersburg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wendell Young, Falford Campbell, Opha Campbell, Raymond Young and Rockford Dwight 'Rocky' Young.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Pastor Everett Snyder officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
An online guestbook will be available to leave condolences for the family at www.lamberttatman.com