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Albert E. Clayton Jr.

November 18, 1942 — May 25, 2023

Albert (Al) E. Clayton Jr. of Sioux City, IA passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, May 25, 2023.

Services will be held at Meyer Brothers Funeral Home 6200 Morningside Ave. Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. with visitation from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Albert E. Clayton Jr was born November 18, 1942, to Albert and Vivian Clayton.  He was born in Detroit, MI and raised in Richmond, MI and graduated from Richmond High School in 1960.  He married Judy Rae Earley August 23, 1963.  He entered the Air Force in 1962 working as Jet Mechanic and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1978.  He proudly served during the Vietnam War.  Following his military career, he worked as a mechanic until he was ready for retirement.  

Al had many passions throughout his life.  He loved to start his day by sitting on the porch enjoying the beautiful mornings.  Al loved wood working and making furniture pieces for his children.  His joy for the Christmas season was seen by his colorful lighting he used to decorate the house.  He loved to end his day by catching up with friends and family on Facebook.  

Survivors include wife Judy Rae Clayton, IA; sister, Vivian Dunn, MI; two daughters, Shelley Speck, IA; Shannon (John) Fiedler, IA; one son, Albert (Vikki) Clayton, MN; one son-in-law, Eric Brandon, MN; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Al was preceded in death by his parents Albert & Vivian Clayton, MI; sisters, Fern Griffin, MI and Ruth Behem, MI; daughter, Tammy Brandon, MN; granddaughter Ashley Speck, IA.

 


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Visitation

Thursday, June 1, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel

6200 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel

6200 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, IA 51106

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