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Ronald E. Clayton

September 7, 1944 — May 6, 2017

Ronald E. Clayton, 72, Indianapolis, passed away May 6, 2017. Mr. Clayton was born September 7, 1944, in Paoli, to the late Charles and Ina (DeWitt) Clayton.

He worked for more than 40 years for Amtrak as a carman, retiring in 2010. Mr. Clayton enjoyed the outdoors – fishing, camping, and caring for his garden. He will be fondly remembered as a loving, caring, and honorable man who was always interested in helping others.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret (Swisher) Clayton; daughter, Roxanne Clayton; brother, Paul Clayton; sister, Louetta Probst.

Survivors include his sons, Russell (Denise) Clayton and Rick (Liz) Clayton; siblings, Richard Clayton, Linda Buckallew, Jane Stewart, and Edward Wolfington; grandchildren, Anastasia, Isaac, and Sophia.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12 pm to 2 pm in the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, 6107 S. East St. (US Hwy. 31 S.), with the funeral service beginning at 2 pm. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Visit www.ORileyFuneralHome.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

O'Riley - Branson Funeral Service & Crematory

6107 S. East St, Indianapolis, IN 46227

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