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Robert Clayton In Memoriam
Clayton, Robert

Robert H. Clayton, age 75 of Wilmington, DE

passed away at home on November 6, 2016.

A 1958 graduate of P. S. DuPont High School, Bob was

best known for his love of music and dancing on American Bandstand with his partner Justine Carrelli from 1957 to 1961.

Following American Bandstand Bob embarked upon a career

in the retail and wholesale business beginning with Storm's Shoes and The Little Heel; he retired in 1998 from the Diamond Chemical & Supply Co.

Bob is survived by his wife of 31 years, Elizabeth "Litzie" Clayton;

his children, Sheri Clayton, Kristine Biddison, and Robert Wayne "Toby" Clayton; his grandchildren, Brett Marshall (Nikki) and Taylor Clayton.

A Memorial Mass will be offered on Friday, December 2, 2016, 10 AM at St. Hedwig Church, 408 South Harrison Street, Wilmington, DE 19805. A visitation will be held prior to the Mass at 9:30 AM. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713
Published in The News Journal on Dec. 1, 2016
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