Clayton E. Howell, 72, of Paulding, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at his residence.
Clayton was born in Paulding on September 18, 1938, a son of the late Lula Mae (Smith) and Floyd Howell.
He served in the U.S. Army and worked at BF Goodrich, Woodburn. He loved horse racing, Nascar and his Boston Terriers. Clay was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Paulding.
On Dec. 4, 1958 he married Marjorie Harrow.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Marjorie; children, Tonya Meyer & Robert Howell both of Paulding; Marsha (Steve) Franklin of Antwerp; Tammie Shrider & Daniel (Debra) Howell, both of Paulding; siblings Genelta (Sam) Levos, Rita & Sandy Howell, all of Paulding & Larry (Kathy) Grueter of Kalamazoo, MI; 11 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren.
He is also preceded in death by his sister Judy Donnett; step father Robert Grueter & step mother Doris Howell.
His funeral service is at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 601 Flat Rock Drive, Paulding, at 11 am on Wednesday, August 3rd, with viewing one hour prior. Rev. Karen Stetins will officiate.
Viewing is also Tuesday, 2-8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne.
He will be laid to rest at Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Paulding.
Memorials are to Paulding County Hospital Home Health Care.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com