Frederick David “Ricky” Clayton II, 64, of Plainville, IN (formerly of Syracuse, IN) passed away at 7:48 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington, IN. He was born on February 11, 1955 in Elkhart, IN to Frederick David & Carroll Josephine (Palmer) Clayton.
He grew up in Syracuse, attended Cardinal Learning Center in Warsaw, and in 1995 moved to Plainville, IN. He enjoyed watching all sorts of sports, superheroes, and going to Washington High School sporting events and seeing the players and students.
He is survived by:
3 Sisters- Mary Ellen (Ronald) Resur of Solsberry, IN, Melani K. Clayton of Solsberry, IN, and Mellissa D. Hite of Syracuse
Brother – Randal E. “Randy” Clayton of Warsaw
Half Brother – Thomas (Melinda) Clayton of Arizona
Several Nieces & Nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation will take place and a graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the McClintic Cemetery in Syracuse with Pastor Brad Cox of the Wawasee Lakeside Chapel officiating. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of the local arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Four Rivers Group Home, P.O. Box 129, Plainville, IN 47568.
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