Donald Wayne Clayton

September 27, 1930January 2, 2013

Clayton, Donald W., 82, of Seminole, FL, died January 2, 2013. Don was born in Jesup, Iowa to Wilbur Wayne and Eva (Hanson) Clayton. Don received his bachelor degree from the University of Iowa and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Air Force. He moved to Florida in 1959. Before retirement, Don was a systems analyst with Honeywell. He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard (1973). He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Gallup) of 58 years; children, Christina (David) Cox, Manheim, PA and Robert (Victoria) Clayton, Seminole, FL; grandchildren, Rebekah (Dustin) Smith, SE Asia, Daniel Cox, Manheim, PA, Thomas Clayton, Seminole, FL and Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL and Gregory Schecodnic, St. Petersburg, FL; great granddaughter, Lydia Kate, SE Asia; brother, Murrell (Corrine) Clayton, Dade City, FL and sister, Frances (Robert) Cornwell, Boise, ID. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Suncoast Community Church Missions Fund.


  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, January 19, 2013

Donald Wayne Clayton

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January 7, 2013

Dear Maxine,
Just a note to express love and sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your husband. I pray that the God of grace would comfort you, guide and direct you in the days ahead and cause to sense His presence, power, peace and sufficiency, love and closeness. Sincerely, Jeanne. Wagner

Bobbie Mosher

January 5, 2013

My dear friend Maxine...May God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.....Love you......Bobbie abd Don Mosher and Maya

Pam Schmitt

January 5, 2013

Aunt Max, Chris and David, Bob and Vickie and families,
My prayers and thoughts are with you each as you go through this difficult time, and at the same time know that through our faith we know Uncle Don is where he has worked and prayed to be. May you have warm, funny and comforting memories to help you celebrate his life.
Sending my love to you!