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CMSgt. Clyde H. Clayton, USAF Ret.

CMSgt. Clyde H. Clayton, USAF Ret.
  • July 15, 1928 - July 5, 2020
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Cokesbury United Methodist Church Family Life Center
    4990 Dorchester Road
    North Charleston, SC 29418

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“I attended Clyde's Air Force military funeral. I stood before the family and spoke to them about a great 30 year relationship with him in the Air...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Del Oxford

“Robin Mark and I are thinking and praying for you and your whole family during this sad time. Clyde was an amazing man and you will always hear such...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Pam and Mark - Friend

“Dear Eleanor and Family, I am sorry to learn of Clyde's passing. You and your family were very good to us as children, especially your Mother Mary....Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: MargaretD Hart - Friend

“Mr. Clyde and I became fast friends when I bought the house directly across the street from him and Mrs. Eleanor. Little did I know how lucky I was...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Terri Veletto - Neighbor

“Mr. Clyde and I became fast friends when I bought the house directly across the street from him and Mrs. Eleanor. Little did I know how lucky I was...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Terri Veletto - Neighbor

“My condolences to the family. He was s lovely man and I always enjoyed stopping and talking to him and his wife. He would tell me stories about...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Cheri Tamsberg - Friend

“From our family at AdaLease Property Management to your family, we offer our sincere condolences. We know of Sean's deep respect, love and...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Victoria Cowart - Coworker

“Will greatly miss his company...enjoyed many a days talking to him about anything and everything. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: David Gormley, Jr. - Neighbor

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. I worked with him at the base...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Debby Carlton - Coworker

“I remember Mr. Clyde well when I lived on Shawnee St.Great guy....Jack Howerton ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jack Howerton - Neighbor


Air Force

Clyde H. Clayton, 91, of North Charleston, SC, loving husband of Eleanor White Clayton, entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 5, 2020. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and in consideration of the health of all, the services will be private. The funeral service can be viewed by visiting the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/38MLGQR9742QM4HG Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Rd., North Charleston, SC.

Clyde was born July 15, 1928 in Ridgeville, South Carolina, son of the late Rippon H. Clayton and Reba Bailey Clayton. He retired from the United States Air Force Reserves after serving his country for 36 years and seven months and worked as a Traffic Management Officer at the Charleston Air Force Base, from which he retired. Clyde was a Christ follower and a member of the Cokesbury United Methodist Church. He had quite the green thumb and very much enjoyed working in his yard, but above all he loved spending his time with his grandchildren and family.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Eleanor; two daughters, Deborah "Debby" Culbertson (Jimmy) of Jacksonville, FL and Robin Phillips (Steve) of Isle Of Palms, SC; four grandchildren, Sean Culbertson (Jenny), Melody Keller (Rusty), Clayton Guerry (Jesse) and Cole Guerry (Cassidy); 7 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Pat Seabrook of Cape May Courthouse, NJ and Nell Dearman of Houson, TX; many nieces and nephews, including David Clayton who has been like a son to him.

The family wishes to extend their deepest gratitude to Pastor(s) Bette Hedden and Joe Long for their ministry at the graveside.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Clyde Jr., one brother and one sister.

A memorial may be made in his name to: Cokesbury United Methodist Church: Family Life Center, 4990 Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, SC 29418.

The funeral service can be viewed by visiting the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/38MLGQR9742QM4HG