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Richard Claytor

March 10, 1948 — March 25, 2018

Richard Claytor

Richard Walcott Claytor age 70 of Longton, KS passed away on March 25, 2018 at his home.

Richard was born in Wellington on March 10, 1948 to Thomas Mitchell and Alice Marie (Walcott) Claytor. He attended and graduated from Wellington High School. After graduation Richard began driving a cement truck until he bought his own semi owning and operating his own truck for numerous years.

Richard was married to Bertha Wilson, the couple was blessed with two sons and three daughters, losing one in infancy, they later divorced. Richard met Loretta Kay Edwards and the couple was united in marriage on May 9, 1982 to this union Richard gained three more sons and a daughter.

Richard and Kay owned and operated the Cozy In Café and later the Longton Grocery Store. Richard enjoyed trading, playing music, gunsmithing, building model trains, making knifes, and almost daily visits to find and trade treasures at the pawn shops. Richard was a little set in his ways and although reserved he did host some of the biggest events in Longton, the Blues on the Green and the annual Easter Egg Hunt. He was truly a jack of all trades having some knowledge in every field.

Richard's memories will live on with his children Mark Claytor (Stacy) Jennifer McMillan (Josh) Dee Anna Claytor (Sheri), Bud Kill (Erin) Mack Kill, Ricky Kill (Carrie) and Stephanie Henning, grandchildren, Katrina Carr, Ashley Cook, Brett Henning, Hannah Henning, Byran Claytor, Emily Collins, David Jeter, Sean Claytor, Jerry Claytor, Cody Claytor, Cameron Claytor, Latonya Henry, Angie Madden, Kayla Dickey, Amber Claytor, Elizabeth Kill, Emma Kill, Spencer Kill, Madison Conder, Mckinzie Petersen, Callie Hartman, Bry Thomas, Taylor Thomas, Merrick McMillan, Kimberley Bina-Claytor, Angelina Bina-Claytor Juan Bina-Claytor, Aldo Bina-Claytor, Kevin Bina-Claytor, and several great-grandchildren, nieces Belinda and Faith Ann.

Richard now rests with his parents, his wife Kay, son Sean Claytor, infant daughter, and brother David Lee Claytor

Honoring Richard's wishes, cremation has taken place under the direction of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Graveside memorial services will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 at Elk Falls Cemetery at 2:00pm with Evangelist David Bycroft officiating. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the Shriners Hospital for Children and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com


Service


Graveside Memorial Service

Elk Falls Cemetery
Greenwood Street
Elk Falls, KS  67345
Monday, April 2, 2018
2:00 p.m.

Cemetery


Elk Falls Cemetery
Greenwood Street
Elk Falls, KS  67345

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Shriners Hospitals for Children
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