CLAYTON, Robert G.
Robert George Clayton, 89, of Middletown, beloved husband of Antoinette (Mastergeorge) Clayton for sixty seven years, passed away on Friday, (December 28 2012) at home. Born in Middletown, he was the son of the late William and Alice (Bancroft) Clayton and was raised by his aunt, the late Eleanor Clark. Robert lived in Middletown and Portland all his life, worked for Standard-Knapp in Portland for over thirty five years, was a veteran of World War II serving in the U. S. Coast Guard and an honorary life member of Veterans of Vietnam War in Middletown. He was also a member of Italian American Civic Order and of Middletown R & R Club. Along with his wife, he is survived by two sons, Thomas R. Clayton and his wife, Nancy of Middletown and Robert F. Clayton and his wife, Katherine of Middletown; two grandchildren, Michael W. Clayton and Alice E. Straight and her husband, Brian and two great-grandchildren. Besides his parents and aunt, he was predeceased by his brother, William T. Clayton, his son, Michael W. Clayton and his grandson, Christopher J. Clayton.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church St., Middletown. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in the State Veterans Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and in lieu of flowers, may make donations in Robert's memory to the . Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at

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Doolittle Funeral Service
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Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 30, 2012