Albert Fletcher Clayton, 83, a resident of Exmore, VA, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019, at his residence. A native of Machipongo, VA, he was the son of the late Samuel Benjamin Clayton and the late Rose Brady Clayton. He was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War and a retired Plant Engineer for Shore Memorial Hospital with 27 years of service.

He is survived by two daughters, Denise Clayton and Deneen Clayton, both of Exmore; two brothers, Raymond Clayton of Willis Wharf, VA, and Joe Paige Clayton and his wife, Nancy, of Birdsnest, VA; two sisters, Shirley Marie Mears and her husband, Brent, of Capeville, VA, and Barbara Jean Rose and her husband, Dave, of Hampton, VA; three grandchildren, Zachary Bowen, Megan Clayton, and Craig DeCarlo, all of Exmore; four great grandchildren, Sammy DeCarlo, Max DeCarlo, Katie Marie Reynolds, and Bobby Reynolds; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Caroline Anne Clayton and a brother, Samuel Gates Clayton.

A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Johnson’s United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend Rob Kelly officiating. Flowers will be accepted. 

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Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.