Elmer "Tojo" Steve Clayton
February 29, 1928 - May 19, 2017
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Saturday May 20, 2017, 6:00-7:30 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Sunday May 21, 2017, 2:00 PM
Ca-Vel Baptist Church
1885 N. Main Street
Roxboro, NC 27573
Elmer Steve "Tojo" Clayton, 89, of 1876 North Main Street died Friday, May 19, 2017. He was born in Person County to the late Mancy and Mary Walker Clayton. Mr. Clayton worked at Tarheel Chevrolet for 39 years, was a Volunteer for Roxboro Fire Department, and was one of the first members of Person County Rescue Squad. He was a member of Ca-Vel Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Banna Yarborough Clayton; three sons, Steve Clayton, of Surfside Beach, SC, Randall Clayton and wife Gayle, of Roxboro, and Bennie Clayton, of the home; five grandchildren, Justin Clayton, of Surfside Beach, SC, Susanna Shelton, of Sanford, Rocky Clayton, of Timberlake, Amanda Scattergood, of Springfield, IL, and Kyle Clayton, of Raleigh; nine great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Ca-Vel Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Donald McKinney. Burial will follow in Person Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held 6:00-7:30 PM Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Brooks and White Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Justin Clayton, Rocky Clayton, Donald Clayton, Shannon Long, Andy Tillman, and Bobby Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be Roxboro Fire Department.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to Dr. Patrick Godwin and staff, Person Memorial Hospital, Danville Regional Medical Center, the staff of Roxboro Healthcare and Rehab, and to his loving niece and caretaker, Lucia Strickland.